If you are interested in pursuing design, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 design schools in Pomona, California. With an overall population of 149,473 and a student population of 35,527, approximately 31,266 of Pomona students attend one of Pomona's schools that offer design programs.
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona is the largest design school in Pomona, based on student population. Approximately 74 students graduated in 2010 from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona with credentials in design.
A reported 85 students graduated with credentials in design in Pomona in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,907 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pomona design schools was an average of $29,067 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,405 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,741 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $15,122.
After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in Pomona, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,500 designers in California. Of these designers, 9,290 were working in the greater Pomona area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 7% in Pomona. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Pomona is $51,180 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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