Lafayette has a general population of 110,257 and an overall student population of 22,602. Approximately 1,320 of Lafayette's students are enrolled in schools that offer web design programs.
Of the 1 web design schools in Lafayette, the largest web design school, by student population, is Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus. In 2010, Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus graduated approximately 13 students from its web design program.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a web design certificate in Lafayette. If you decide to attend a web design school in Lafayette, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $904.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for web design related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Lafayette after graduating from web design school, you should know that job prospects for web designers in Lafayette, which is the most popular web design profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,330 web designers in Louisiana. Of these web designers, 180 were working in the greater Lafayette area. Lafayette's web designer workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for web designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a web designer in Lafayette is $30,750 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for web designers.