Lafayette has a general population of 110,257 and an overall student population of 22,602. Approximately 16,361 of Lafayette's students are enrolled in schools that offer industrial design programs.
Of the 1 industrial design schools in Lafayette, the largest industrial design school, by student population, is University of Louisiana at Lafayette. In 2010, University of Louisiana at Lafayette graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in industrial design.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in industrial design from industrial design schools in Lafayette in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Lafayette's industrial design schools was $12,764 per year for instate students and $21,336 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a industrial design program in Lafayette. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,680 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,614.
Many industrial design graduates choose to work as industrial designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lafayette, your job prospects are average. Lafayette's industrial designer workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for industrial designers.
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