Springfield has a total population of 111,454 and a student population of 14,629. Of these students, 7,677 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Springfield's largest design school is Lincoln Land Community College. In 2010, Lincoln Land Community College graduated approximately 1 students from its design program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a design degree from one of Springfield's design schools. If you decide to attend a design school in Springfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,700.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,260 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Springfield.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Springfield, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 12,000 designers in Illinois. Of these designers, 110 were working in the greater Springfield area. Springfield's designer workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Springfield, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,660 per year. This is lower than the average salary for designers in the state.
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