Wilmington has a general population of 72,664 and an overall student population of 3,652. Approximately 226 of Wilmington's students are enrolled in schools that offer web design programs.
Delaware College of Art and Design is the largest web design school in Wilmington, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Web Design program at Delaware College of Art and Design.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in web design in Wilmington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,830 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,735 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a web design program in Wilmington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,877.
Many web design graduates choose to work as web designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wilmington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 510 web designers in Delaware, 340 were working in the greater Wilmington area. The government projects that the number of web designers in Wilmington will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for web designers.
As a web designer in Wilmington, you can expect to make an average salary of $49,920 per year. This is higher than the average salary for web designers in the state.