Winchester has a general population of 23,585 and an overall student population of 3,619. Approximately 3,619 of Winchester's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in Winchester, by student population, is Shenandoah University. In 2010, Shenandoah University graduated approximately 0 students from its design program.
In 2009 tuition at design schools in Winchester was $25,450 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Winchester-based design schools. 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 Winchester, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 8,000 designers in Virginia. Of these designers, 40 were working in the greater Winchester area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 15% in Winchester. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Winchester is $37,910 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.
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