With an overall population of 128,821 and a student population of 20,611, approximately 6,398 of Orange students attend one of Orange's schools that offer graphic design programs.
Of the 1 graphic design schools in Orange, the largest graphic design school, by student population, is Chapman University. Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from Chapman University with credentials in graphic design.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a graphic design degree in Orange. In 2009 tuition at graphic design schools in Orange was $36,764 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for graphic design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,832 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $41,472.
Many graphic design graduates choose to work as graphic designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Orange, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,500 graphic designers in California. Of these graphic designers, 3,280 were working in the greater Orange area. Orange's graphic designer workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
As a graphic designer in Orange, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for graphic designers in the state.
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