If you are interested in pursuing design, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 design schools in Berkeley, California. With an overall population of 102,743 and a student population of 44,428, approximately 42,775 of Berkeley students attend one of Berkeley's schools that offer design programs.
University of California-Berkeley is the largest design school in Berkeley, based on student population. In 2010, University of California-Berkeley graduated approximately 1 students from its design program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a design degree from one of Berkeley's design schools. Tuition in 2009 at Berkeley's design schools was $28,312 per year for instate students and $50,981 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,353 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Berkeley. And if you live on campus at one of the Berkeley-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $15,308 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,507.
If you decide to work as a designer in Berkeley, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 designers in California were working in the greater Berkeley area. Berkeley's designer workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Berkeley, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,100 per year. This is higher than the average salary for designers in the state.
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