San Rafael has a general population of 56,063 and an overall student population of 2,094. Approximately 2,094 of San Rafael's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Dominican University of California is the largest design school in San Rafael, based on student population. In 2010, Dominican University of California graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in design.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a design degree in San Rafael. In 2009 tuition at design schools in San Rafael was $33,840 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $13,150 per year, on average, for room and board at San Rafael-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $38,574.
If you plan on staying in San Rafael after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in San Rafael, which is the most popular design profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,500 designers in California, 3,100 were working in the greater San Rafael area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 7% in San Rafael. 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 San Rafael is $69,860 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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