Liberal has a total population of 19,666 and a student population of 1,850. Of these students, 1,850 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Liberal's largest design school is Seward County Community College and Area Technical School. In 2010, Seward County Community College and Area Technical School graduated approximately 0 students from its design program.
Tuition in 2009 at Liberal's design schools was $10,384 per year for instate students and $11,120 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Liberal-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,148.
If you plan on staying in Liberal after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Liberal, which is the most popular design profession, are average. In 2010, there were 2,920 designers in Kansas. Of these designers, 310 were working in the greater Liberal area. The government projects that the number of designers in Liberal will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Liberal is $29,470 per year, which is lower than the average for designers state-wide.
1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, Kansas 67901
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