Americus has a general population of 17,013 and an overall student population of 5,465. Approximately 2,903 of Americus's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Americus, the largest design school, by student population, is Georgia Southwestern State University. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Design program at Georgia Southwestern State University.
If you decide to attend one of Americus's design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,366 per year in instate tuition and $25,882 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Americus-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $5,950 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,430.
If you plan on staying in Americus after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Americus, which is the most popular design profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 41 designers in Georgia were working in the greater Americus area. Americus's designer workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Americus, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,230 per year. This is lower than the average salary for designers in the state.
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