Interior Design in Georgia

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Schools Offering Interior Design Programs in Georgia

Each year, approximately 0.1% of Georgia graduates receive degrees in interior design. Thus, Georgia's 13 interior design schools put out approximately 281 interior designers each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia that has a interior design program is Valdosta State University. Valdosta State University, which was ranked 41st in the country in 2010, is located in Valdosta. 16 students graduated with a degree in interior design from Valdosta State University in 2010. Tuition at Valdosta State University was $5,406 per year.

Brenau University, which is located in Gainesville, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a interior design program. It received a ranking of 45th in the country in 2010. 11 students graduated with degree in interior design from Brenau University in 2010. Tuition at Brenau University was $20,130 per year.

Georgia Southern University, which is located in Statesboro, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a interior design program. It received a ranking of 67th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 24 students graduated from Georgia Southern University interior design program. Tuition at Georgia Southern University was $5,340 per year.


Tuition at Georgia's interior design schools ranges from $29,570 per year to $1,863 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,455 per year. In 2010, the interior design schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. Savannah College of Art and Design - located in Savannah, students are charged $29,570 per year
  2. Brenau University - located in Gainesville, students are charged $20,130 per year
  3. Bauder College - located in Atlanta, students are charged $18,466 per year

The interior design schools in Georgia that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Gwinnett Technical College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $2,064 per year
  3. Lanier Technical College - located in Oakwood, students are charged $2,295 per year

An interior design degree from a Georgia school... what next?

A large number of Georgia interior design graduates become interior designers. Georgia had 1,220 interior designers in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Georgia interior designers:

  1. Barrow County - 970 interior designers
  2. Bryan County - 40 interior designers
  3. Clarke County - 30 interior designers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of interior designers is expected to grow by 15% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,640 interior designers working in the Georgia then.


An interior designer in Georgia makes an average of $51,200 per year. However, Georgia interior designers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,980 per year to more than $83,620 per year in 2010. On average an interior designer earns the most in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Barrow County - $53,430 per year
  2. Bryan County - $45,560 per year
  3. Russell County - $32,880 per year

The following counties in Georgia have the lowest average salaries for interior designers:

  1. Clarke County - $24,810 per year
  2. Russell County - $32,880 per year
  3. Bryan County - $45,560 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in interior design in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as design or graphic design, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Interior Design in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Interior Design in Georgia
  • Certificate in Interior Design in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,746 miles from location Georgia Southern University Statesboro GA 32.9448 72% 19,086
5,827 miles from location Valdosta State University Valdosta GA 59.0098 52% 12,391
5,911 miles from location Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta GA 11.9416 n/a 11,391
5,703 miles from location Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah GA 31.5137 31% 9,906
5,885 miles from location Gwinnett Technical College Lawrenceville GA 13.6957 n/a 6,649
5,843 miles from location Athens Technical College Athens GA 14.3033 n/a 5,167
5,874 miles from location Lanier Technical College Oakwood GA 15.9689 n/a 4,115
5,901 miles from location The Art Institute of Atlanta Atlanta GA 20.6102 91% 3,882
5,872 miles from location Brenau University Gainesville GA 54.8741 12% 2,760
5,901 miles from location American InterContinental University Atlanta GA 16.6288 100% 2,050
5,903 miles from location Bauder College Atlanta GA 13.6509 n/a 1,499
5,902 miles from location Westwood College-Atlanta Midtown Atlanta GA 2.95808 n/a 675
5,895 miles from location Westwood College-Northlake Atlanta GA 3.32948 n/a 490

Curious what studying Interior Design gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Georgia

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Interior Designers + 1,220 $51,200 -47.4%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are interior design related jobs in Georgia