California has a general population of 5,274 and an overall student population of 9,017. Approximately 9,017 of California's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
California's largest design school is California University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Design program at California University of Pennsylvania.
A total of 35 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in California in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at California's design schools was $20,359 per year for instate students and $23,693 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in California. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,320 per year, on average, for room and board at California-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,648.
If you plan on staying in California after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in California, which is the most popular design profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,550 designers in Pennsylvania, 1,570 were working in the greater California area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to decrease by -1% in California. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in California is $37,960 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.
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