There are 3 design schools in Orange, California. Orange has a general population of 128,821 and an overall student population of 22,497. Approximately 20,047 of Orange's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in Orange, by student population, is Chapman University. In 2010, Chapman University graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in design.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a design degree from one of Orange's design schools. In 2009 tuition at design schools in Orange was $18,188 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,832 per year, on average, for room and board at Orange-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,833.
If you plan on staying in Orange after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Orange, which is the most popular design profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,500 designers in California, 3,280 were working in the greater Orange area. The number of designers in Orange is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Orange, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for designers in the state.
8045 E Chapman, Orange, California 92869-4512
Less than 1 year certificate
1-2 years certificate
One University Dr., Orange, California 92866
4000 W. Metropolitian Dr., Suite 100, Orange, California 92868