Highland has a total population of 976 and a student population of 3,698. Of these students, 3,698 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Highland Community College is the largest design school in Highland, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Design program at Highland Community College.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a design degree from one of Highland's design schools. Tuition in 2009 at Highland's design schools was $9,485 per year for instate students and $11,015 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $420 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,480 per year, on average, for room and board at Highland-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,635.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Highland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 74 designers in Kansas were working in the greater Highland area. Highland's designer workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Highland is $22,990 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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