Arkansas City has a total population of 11,963 and a student population of 4,003. Of these students, 4,003 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in Arkansas City, by student population, is Cowley County Community College. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Cowley County Community College with credentials in design.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,718 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Arkansas City design schools was an average of $11,237 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Arkansas City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,300 per year, on average, for room and board at Arkansas City-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,418.
If you decide to work as a designer in Arkansas City, your job prospects are average. There were 2,920 designers working in Kansas and 310 working in the greater Arkansas City area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 8% in Arkansas City. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Arkansas City is $29,470 per year, which is lower than the average for designers state-wide.
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