If you are interested in pursuing graphic design, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 graphic design schools in Pasadena, California. Pasadena has a total population of 133,936 and a student population of 36,548. Of these students, 28,398 are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
Of the 2 graphic design schools in Pasadena, the largest graphic design school, by student population, is Art Center College of Design. In 2010, Art Center College of Design graduated approximately 58 students from its graphic design program.
A total of 76 students graduated with credentials in graphic design from graphic design schools in Pasadena in 2010. In 2009 tuition at graphic design schools in Pasadena was $16,140 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $3,629 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a graphic design program in Pasadena.
Many graphic design graduates choose to work as graphic designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pasadena, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,500 graphic designers in California. Of these graphic designers, 9,290 were working in the greater Pasadena area. The number of graphic designers in Pasadena is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in Pasadena is $51,180 per year, which is higher than the average for graphic designers state-wide.
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