Hillsboro has a general population of 2,854 and an overall student population of 640. Approximately 640 of Hillsboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
Of the 1 graphic design schools in Hillsboro, the largest graphic design school, by student population, is Tabor College. In 2010, Tabor College graduated approximately 4 students from its graphic design program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a graphic design degree from one of Hillsboro's graphic design schools. In 2009 tuition at graphic design schools in Hillsboro was $19,660 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for graphic design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Hillsboro-based graphic design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in graphic design, if you decide to work as a graphic designer in Hillsboro, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 2,920 graphic designers in Kansas. Of these graphic designers, 310 were working in the greater Hillsboro area. The number of graphic designers in Hillsboro is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
As a graphic designer in Hillsboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,470 per year. This is lower than the average salary for graphic designers in the state.