With an overall population of 94,911 and a student population of 11,591, approximately 8,927 of Roanoke students attend one of Roanoke's schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Roanoke, the largest design school, by student population, is Virginia Western Community College. In 2010, Virginia Western Community College graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in design.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a design degree from one of Roanoke's design schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,659 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for design related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in Roanoke, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 designers in Virginia were working in the greater Roanoke area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 15% in Roanoke. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Roanoke is $38,420 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.
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