Valparaiso has a total population of 27,428 and a student population of 4,144. Of these students, 4,065 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Valparaiso University is the largest design school in Valparaiso, based on student population. In 2010, Valparaiso University graduated approximately 0 students from its design program.
If you decide to attend a design school in Valparaiso, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,320.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Valparaiso-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $7,960 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,160.
If you plan on staying in Valparaiso after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Valparaiso, which is the most popular design profession, are good. There were 4,810 designers working in Indiana and 230 working in the greater Valparaiso area in 2010. Valparaiso'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 Valparaiso, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,020 per year. This is higher than the average salary for designers in the state.
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