Detroit has a total population of 951,270 and a student population of 65,306. Of these students, 1,405 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Detroit, the largest design school, by student population, is College for Creative Studies. In 2010, College for Creative Studies graduated approximately 59 students from its design program.
In 2010, 164 students graduated with a design degree in Detroit. If you decide to attend a design school in Detroit, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,985.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,600 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,500 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $36,085.
If you decide to work as a designer in Detroit, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 7,180 designers in Michigan, 800 were working in the greater Detroit area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 8% in Detroit. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Detroit is $38,140 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.
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