If you are interested in pursuing design, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 design schools in Lubbock, Texas. Lubbock has a general population of 199,564 and an overall student population of 36,271. Approximately 31,955 of Lubbock's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Texas Tech University is the largest design school in Lubbock, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 29 students graduated from the Design program at Texas Tech University.
In 2010, 64 students graduated with a design degree in Lubbock. Tuition in 2009 at Lubbock's design schools was $21,880 per year for instate students and $25,204 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,075 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lubbock-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $6,380 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lubbock, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 15,420 designers in Texas, 130 were working in the greater Lubbock area. Lubbock's designer workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Lubbock is $30,470 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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