West Haven has a total population of 52,360 and a student population of 5,770. Of these students, 5,770 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
University of New Haven is the largest design school in West Haven, based on student population. In 2010, University of New Haven graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in design.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in design in West Haven in 2010. In 2009 tuition at design schools in West Haven was $29,470 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,372 per year, on average, for room and board at West Haven-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,770.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Haven, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 designers in Connecticut were working in the greater West Haven area. The government projects that the number of designers in West Haven will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in West Haven, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,280 per year. This is higher than the average salary for designers in the state.
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