Waverly has a total population of 8,968 and a student population of 1,800. Of these students, 1,800 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Waverly, the largest design school, by student population, is Wartburg College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Design program at Wartburg College.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a design degree from one of Waverly's design schools. In 2009 tuition at design schools in Waverly was $27,450 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,010 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,615 per year, on average, for room and board at Waverly-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Waverly after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Waverly, which is the most popular design profession, are good. In 2010, there were 3,100 designers in Iowa. Of these designers, 130 were working in the greater Waverly area. The number of designers in Waverly 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 Waverly is $39,300 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.
100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, Iowa 50677-0903