Davis has a general population of 60,308 and an overall student population of 31,247. Approximately 31,247 of Davis's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Davis's largest design school is University of California-Davis. In 2010, University of California-Davis graduated approximately 148 students from its design program.
In 2010, 149 students graduated with a design degree in Davis. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,421 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Davis design schools was an average of $49,090 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,590 for design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,361 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $20,072.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Davis, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,500 designers in California. Of these designers, 980 were working in the greater Davis area. Davis's designer workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Davis, you can expect to make an average salary of $45,790 per year. This is lower than the average salary for designers in the state.
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