With an overall population of 56,063 and a student population of 2,094, approximately 2,094 of San Rafael students attend one of San Rafael's schools that offer graphic design programs.
Of the 1 graphic design schools in San Rafael, the largest graphic design school, by student population, is Dominican University of California. In 2010, Dominican University of California graduated approximately 4 students from its graphic design program.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in graphic design from graphic design schools in San Rafael in 2010. If you decide to attend a graphic design school in San Rafael, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $33,840.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for graphic 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 graphic design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $38,574.
Many graphic design graduates choose to work as graphic designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in San Rafael, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,500 graphic designers in California, 3,100 were working in the greater San Rafael area. The number of graphic designers in San Rafael is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in San Rafael is $69,860 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for graphic designers.