With an overall population of 108,724 and a student population of 27,906, approximately 25,316 of Costa Mesa students attend one of Costa Mesa's schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Costa Mesa, the largest design school, by student population, is Orange Coast College. In 2010, approximately 49 students graduated from the Design program at Orange Coast College.
A total of 64 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in Costa Mesa in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $686 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for design related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a designer in Costa Mesa, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,500 designers in California, 3,280 were working in the greater Costa Mesa area. The government projects that the number of designers in Costa Mesa will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Costa Mesa is $52,180 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.
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