Raleigh has a general population of 276,093 and an overall student population of 57,092. Approximately 33,819 of Raleigh's students are enrolled in schools that offer industrial design programs.
Raleigh's largest industrial design school is North Carolina State University at Raleigh. In 2010, North Carolina State University at Raleigh graduated approximately 30 students with credentials in industrial design.
A total of 30 students graduated with credentials in industrial design from industrial design schools in Raleigh in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Raleigh's industrial design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,715 per year in instate tuition and $29,200 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for industrial design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Raleigh-based industrial design schools, you will have an added expense of $7,966 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,095.
If you plan on staying in Raleigh after graduating from industrial design school, you should know that job prospects for industrial designers in Raleigh, which is the most popular industrial design profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,000 industrial designers in North Carolina. Of these industrial designers, 80 were working in the greater Raleigh area. The government projects that the number of industrial designers in Raleigh will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for industrial designers.
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