Parsons has a total population of 11,514 and a student population of 1,756. Of these students, 1,756 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in Parsons, by student population, is Labette Community College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Design program at Labette Community College.
Tuition in 2009 at Parsons's design schools was $6,255 per year for instate students and $7,005 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $825 for design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Parsons-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $680 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,575.
If you plan on staying in Parsons after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Parsons, which is the most popular design profession, are average. There were 2,920 designers working in Kansas and 310 working in the greater Parsons area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 8% in Parsons. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Parsons is $29,470 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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