Lawrence has a general population of 80,098 and an overall student population of 30,515. Approximately 29,242 of Lawrence's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in Lawrence, by student population, is University of Kansas. In 2010, University of Kansas graduated approximately 82 students from its design program.
In 2010, 85 students graduated with a design degree from one of Lawrence's design schools. Tuition in 2009 at Lawrence's design schools was $20,156 per year for instate students and $32,125 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Lawrence. And if you live on campus at one of the Lawrence-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,354.
If you decide to work as a designer in Lawrence, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 30 designers in Kansas were working in the greater Lawrence area. Lawrence's designer workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Lawrence, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,490 per year. This is lower than the average salary for designers in the state.
Lawrence, Kansas 66045