Stockton, California has 2 design schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a certificate in design. Stockton has a general population of 243,771 and an overall student population of 29,263. Approximately 26,624 of Stockton's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
University of the Pacific is the largest design school in Stockton, based on student population. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from University of the Pacific with credentials in design.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a design certificate in Stockton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,427 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,602 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,616 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,392.
If you plan on staying in Stockton after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Stockton, which is the most popular design profession, are not very good. There were 40,500 designers working in California and 160 working in the greater Stockton area in 2010. The number of designers in Stockton 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 Stockton is $34,010 per year, which is lower than the average for designers state-wide.
5151 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95207
Less than 1 year certificate
1-2 years certificate
2-4 years certificate
3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95211-0197