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 web design programs.
Americus's largest web design school is Georgia Southwestern State University. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Web Design program at Georgia Southwestern State University.
Tuition in 2009 at Americus's web design schools was $17,366 per year for instate students and $25,882 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for web design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Americus-based web 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 web design school, you should know that job prospects for web designers in Americus, which is the most popular web design profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 41 web designers in Georgia were working in the greater Americus area. The government projects that the number of web designers in Americus will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for web designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a web designer in Americus is $31,230 per year, which is lower than the average for web designers state-wide.