With an overall population of 200,145 and a student population of 10,323, approximately 3,014 of Shreveport students attend one of Shreveport's schools that offer design programs.
Shreveport's largest design school is Southern University at Shreveport. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Southern University at Shreveport with credentials in design.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,036 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Shreveport design schools was an average of $14,166 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,140 per year, on average, for room and board at Shreveport-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,576.
If you plan on staying in Shreveport after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Shreveport, which is the most popular design profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,330 designers in Louisiana. Of these designers, 150 were working in the greater Shreveport area. The government projects that the number of designers in Shreveport will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Shreveport, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,240 per year. This is higher than the average salary for designers in the state.
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