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Design Schools in Santa Barbara, California

Design Schools in Santa Barbara, CA

There are 2 design schools in Santa Barbara, California. With an overall population of 92,325 and a student population of 45,357, approximately 20,702 of Santa Barbara students attend one of Santa Barbara's schools that offer design programs.

Santa Barbara's largest design school is Brooks Institute. In 2010, Brooks Institute graduated approximately 11 students from its design program.

In 2010, 24 students graduated with a design degree in Santa Barbara. If you decide to attend a design school in Santa Barbara, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $13,817.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $5,355 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Santa Barbara.

Design Salaries and Career Outlook in Santa Barbara

Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Santa Barbara, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 57 designers in California were working in the greater Santa Barbara area. Santa Barbara'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.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Santa Barbara is $47,300 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Design Degree in Santa Barbara
  • Associates Degree in Design
  • Bachelors Degree in Design
  • Design Classes
  • Design Courses
  • Design Training

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  1. 1Santa Barbara City CollegeSanta Barbara City College

    721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93109-2394

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

  2. 2Brooks InstituteBrooks Institute

    1321 Alameda Padre Serra, Santa Barbara, California 93108

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree