San Antonio has a general population of 1,144,646 and an overall student population of 114,617. Approximately 6,756 of San Antonio's students are enrolled in schools that offer interior design programs.
The largest interior design school in San Antonio, by student population, is University of the Incarnate Word. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from University of the Incarnate Word with credentials in interior design.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with an interior design degree from one of San Antonio's interior design schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,290 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for interior design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the San Antonio-based interior design schools, you will have an added expense of $7,590 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,254.
After graduating with your credentials in interior design, if you decide to work as an interior designer in San Antonio, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 6,000 interior designers in Texas, 260 were working in the greater San Antonio area. The number of interior designers in San Antonio is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for interior designers.
As an interior designer in San Antonio, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,790 per year. This is lower than the average salary for interior designers in the state.