With an overall population of 72,664 and a student population of 3,652, approximately 226 of Wilmington students attend one of Wilmington's schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in Wilmington, by student population, is Delaware College of Art and Design. In 2010, Delaware College of Art and Design graduated approximately 12 students from its design program.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a design degree in Wilmington. If you decide to attend a design school in Wilmington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,830.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,735 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,700 per year, on average, for room and board at Wilmington-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,877.
After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in Wilmington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 510 designers in Delaware, 340 were working in the greater Wilmington area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 6% in Wilmington. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Wilmington is $49,920 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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