Lakeland has a total population of 78,452 and a student population of 8,123. Of these students, 2,426 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Lakeland, the largest design school, by student population, is Florida Southern College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Design program at Florida Southern College.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in Lakeland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,795 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,150 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,242 per year, on average, for room and board at Lakeland-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,128.
If you decide to work as a designer in Lakeland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 18,080 designers in Florida. Of these designers, 140 were working in the greater Lakeland area. The number of designers in Lakeland is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Lakeland is $35,270 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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