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Design Schools in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Design Schools in Bridgeport, CT

Bridgeport, Connecticut has 2 design schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in design. Bridgeport has a general population of 139,529 and an overall student population of 17,911. Approximately 10,712 of Bridgeport's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.

Of the 2 design schools in Bridgeport, the largest design school, by student population, is University of Bridgeport. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from University of Bridgeport with credentials in design.

A reported 37 students graduated with credentials in design in Bridgeport in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,332 per year in tuition costs.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Bridgeport. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,080 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $19,661.

Design Salaries and Career Outlook in Bridgeport

After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in Bridgeport, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,820 designers working in Connecticut and 800 working in the greater Bridgeport area in 2010. Bridgeport's designer workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Bridgeport is $64,800 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 Bridgeport
  • Associates Degree in Design
  • Bachelors Degree in Design
  • Design Classes
  • Design Courses
  • Design Training

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  1. 1Housatonic Community CollegeHousatonic Community College

    900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-4704

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

  2. 2University of BridgeportUniversity of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate