If you decide that you want to get a design degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 design schools in New Haven, Connecticut. With an overall population of 123,626 and a student population of 32,290, approximately 18,440 of New Haven students attend one of New Haven's schools that offer design programs.
New Haven's largest design school is Yale University. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Design program at Yale University.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in New Haven in 2010. If you decide to attend a design school in New Haven, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,850.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,125 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,320.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Haven, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,820 designers in Connecticut. Of these designers, 410 were working in the greater New Haven area. The government projects that the number of designers in New Haven will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in New Haven is $48,280 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.
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