Tallahassee, Florida has 2 graphic design schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in graphic design. Tallahassee has a total population of 150,624 and a student population of 68,614. Of these students, 52,059 are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
Of the 2 graphic design schools in Tallahassee, the largest graphic design school, by student population, is Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University with credentials in graphic design.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with a graphic design degree in Tallahassee. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,608 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Tallahassee graphic design schools was an average of $29,801 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,039 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a graphic design program in Tallahassee. And if you live on campus at one of the Tallahassee-based graphic design schools, you will have an added expense of $7,609 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,272.
Many graphic design graduates choose to work as graphic designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Tallahassee, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 18,080 graphic designers in Florida, 250 were working in the greater Tallahassee area. The government projects that the number of graphic designers in Tallahassee will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
As a graphic designer in Tallahassee, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,820 per year. This is lower than the average salary for graphic designers in the state.
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