Pittsburg has a total population of 19,243 and a student population of 7,277. Of these students, 7,277 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Pittsburg State University is the largest design school in Pittsburg, based on student population. In 2010, Pittsburg State University graduated approximately 28 students with credentials in design.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a design degree from one of Pittsburg's design schools. Tuition in 2009 at Pittsburg's design schools was $14,862 per year for instate students and $23,386 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,744 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,102.
After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in Pittsburg, your job prospects are average. There were 2,920 designers working in Kansas and 310 working in the greater Pittsburg area in 2010. Pittsburg's designer workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Pittsburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,470 per year. This is lower than the average salary for designers in the state.
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