Tyler has a total population of 83,650 and a student population of 18,298. Of these students, 11,045 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Tyler's largest design school is Tyler Junior College. In 2010, Tyler Junior College graduated approximately 31 students from its design program.
A reported 31 students graduated with credentials in design in Tyler in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Tyler's design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,424 per year in instate tuition and $12,024 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,116 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,150 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,362.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Tyler, your job prospects are good. There were 15,420 designers working in Texas and 130 working in the greater Tyler area in 2010. Tyler's designer workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Tyler is $30,370 per year, which is lower than the average for designers state-wide.
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