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 graphic design programs.
Delaware College of Art and Design is the largest graphic design school in Wilmington, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Graphic Design program at Delaware College of Art and Design.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in graphic design from graphic design schools in Wilmington in 2010. If you decide to attend a graphic 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 graphic design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wilmington-based graphic design schools, you will have an added expense of $6,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,877.
If you plan on staying in Wilmington after graduating from graphic design school, you should know that job prospects for graphic designers in Wilmington, which is the most popular graphic design profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 510 graphic designers in Delaware, 340 were working in the greater Wilmington area. Wilmington's graphic designer workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in Wilmington is $49,920 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for graphic designers.
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