With an overall population of 68,747 and a student population of 6,825, approximately 6,321 of Waterloo students attend one of Waterloo's schools that offer design programs.
Waterloo's largest design school is Hawkeye Community College. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Design program at Hawkeye Community College.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a design degree from one of Waterloo's design schools. In 2009 tuition at design schools in Waterloo was $3,640 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $940 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Waterloo.
After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in Waterloo, your job prospects are good. There were 3,100 designers working in Iowa and 130 working in the greater Waterloo area in 2010. The number of designers in Waterloo is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Waterloo is $39,300 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.
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