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Design Schools in San Francisco, California

Design Schools in San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, California has 6 design schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in design. With an overall population of 776,733 and a student population of 101,874, approximately 89,332 of San Francisco students attend one of San Francisco's schools that offer design programs.

Academy of Art University is the largest design school in San Francisco, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 265 students graduated from the Design program at Academy of Art University.

A reported 1,041 students graduated with credentials in design in San Francisco in 2010. If you decide to attend one of San Francisco's design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $39,556 per year in instate tuition and $42,346 per year in out of state tuition.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,808 for design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the San Francisco-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $12,007 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,409.

Design Salaries and Career Outlook in San Francisco

If you decide to work as a designer in San Francisco, your job prospects are not very good. There were 40,500 designers working in California and 3,100 working in the greater San Francisco area in 2010. The government projects that the number of designers in San Francisco will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for designers.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in San Francisco is $69,860 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Design Degree in San Francisco
  • Associates Degree in Design
  • Bachelors Degree in Design
  • Design Classes
  • Design Courses
  • Design Training

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  1. 1City College of San FranciscoCity College of San Francisco

    Address:
    50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, California 94112-1898

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  2. 2San Francisco State UniversitySan Francisco State University

    Address:
    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  3. 3Academy of Art UniversityAcademy of Art University

    Address:
    79 New Montgomery, San Francisco, California 94105

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  4. 4University of San FranciscoUniversity of San Francisco

    Address:
    2130 Fulton St, San Francisco, California 94117-1080

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  5. 5FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San FranciscoFIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco

    Address:
    55 Stockton St, San Francisco, California 94108-5805

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  6. 6San Francisco Art InstituteSan Francisco Art Institute

    Address:
    800 Chestnut St, San Francisco, California 94133-2299

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

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