There are schools offering interior design programs in Pennsylvania!
Schools Offering Interior Design Programs in Pennsylvania
Around 0.1% of Pennsylvania's graduates graduate from interior design degree programs every year. That means an estimated 334 interior designers graduate from Pennsylvania's 14 interior design schools each year.
Drexel University, which was ranked 24th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a interior design program. It is located in Philadelphia. 43 students graduated with a degree in interior design from Drexel University in 2010. Tuition at Drexel University was $33,000 per year.
The second-ranked school in Pennsylvania with a interior design program is Marywood University, which is located in Scranton. In 2010, it was ranked 35th nationwide. 16 students graduated with degree in interior design from Marywood University in 2010. Tuition at Marywood University was $27,150 per year.
The third-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a interior design program is Arcadia University. Arcadia University, which was ranked 37th in the country in 2010, is located in Glenside. In 2010, 9 students graduated from Arcadia University interior design program. Tuition at Arcadia University was $32,720 per year.
Tuition at Pennsylvania's interior design schools ranges from $33,000 per year to $3,120 per year. But, the average tuition is $19,779 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Pennsylvania interior design schools were charged at the following schools:
- Drexel University - located in Philadelphia, students are charged $33,000 per year
- Arcadia University - located in Glenside, students are charged $32,720 per year
- Moore College of Art and Design - located in Philadelphia, students are charged $30,268 per year
The interior design schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Pennsylvania were:
- Lehigh Carbon Community College - located in Schnecksville, students are charged $3,120 per year
- Northampton County Area Community College - located in Bethlehem, students are charged $3,270 per year
- Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus - located in Indiana, students are charged $7,571 per year
An interior design degree from a Pennsylvania school... what next?
Most people who graduate from interior design school in Pennsylvania go on to work as an interior designer. If you decide to work as an interior designer in Pennsylvania, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,390 Pennsylvania interior designers as of 2010. The largest populations of Pennsylvania interior designers are working in the following counties:
- Bucks County - 800 interior designers
- Allegheny County - 170 interior designers
- Warren County - 100 interior designers
On average, interior designers earn $44,420 per year. But, salaries for interior designers can vary. In 2010, interior designers made as little as less than $20,470 per year or as much as more than $82,370 per year in Pennsylvania. An interior designer in the following Pennsylvania counties makes the highest salaries on average:
- Cumberland County - $54,150 per year
- Warren County - $47,800 per year
- Lackawanna County - $46,020 per year
The following counties in Pennsylvania have the lowest average salaries for interior designers:
- Lancaster County - $38,710 per year
- York County - $39,560 per year
- Allegheny County - $40,900 per year
For more data regarding a career in interior design in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania
- Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design in Pennsylvania
- Master's Degree in Interior Design in Pennsylvania
- Certificate in Interior Design in Pennsylvania
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