With an overall population of 12,423 and a student population of 7,888, approximately 7,888 of Somerville students attend one of Somerville's schools that offer design programs.
Raritan Valley Community College is the largest design school in Somerville, based on student population. In 2010, Raritan Valley Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in design.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a design certificate in Somerville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,803 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for design related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Somerville after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Somerville, which is the most popular design profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,950 designers in New Jersey. Of these designers, 1,170 were working in the greater Somerville area. The government projects that the number of designers in Somerville will decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Somerville is $43,450 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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