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Design Schools in San Jose, California

Design Schools in San Jose, CA

There are 2 design schools in San Jose, California. San Jose has a total population of 894,943 and a student population of 56,775. Of these students, 43,644 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.

San Jose State University is the largest design school in San Jose, based on student population. In 2010, San Jose State University graduated approximately 34 students from its design program.

In 2010, 83 students graduated with a design degree from one of San Jose's design schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,336 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all San Jose design schools was an average of $32,496 per year in 2009.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,686 for design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,017 per year, on average, for room and board at San Jose-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,179.

Design Salaries and Career Outlook in San Jose

Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in San Jose, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 designers in California were working in the greater San Jose area. The number of designers in San Jose is expected to 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 San Jose is $70,410 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for designers.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

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

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  1. 1San Jose State UniversitySan Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  2. 2San Jose City CollegeSan Jose City College

    2100 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, California 95128-2798

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