Ellensburg has a total population of 15,414 and a student population of 11,357. Of these students, 11,357 are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
The largest graphic design school in Ellensburg, by student population, is Central Washington University. Approximately 22 students graduated in 2010 from Central Washington University with credentials in graphic design.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a graphic design degree in Ellensburg. If you decide to attend one of Ellensburg's graphic design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,070 per year in instate tuition and $29,333 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for graphic design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,460 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Ellensburg after graduating from graphic design school, you should know that job prospects for graphic designers in Ellensburg, which is the most popular graphic design profession, are average. In 2010, of the 6,620 graphic designers in Washington State, 30 were working in the greater Ellensburg area. Ellensburg's graphic designer workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
As a graphic designer in Ellensburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,240 per year. This is lower than the average salary for graphic designers in the state.