Hagerstown has a total population of 36,687 and a student population of 5,718. Of these students, 1,112 are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
The largest graphic design school in Hagerstown, by student population, is Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus. In 2010, Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus graduated approximately 15 students from its graphic design program.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a graphic design degree from one of Hagerstown's graphic design schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,355 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a graphic design program in Hagerstown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,008 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $22,156.
After graduating with your credentials in graphic design, if you decide to work as a graphic designer in Hagerstown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,060 graphic designers in Maryland, 120 were working in the greater Hagerstown area. Hagerstown's graphic designer workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
As a graphic designer in Hagerstown, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,650 per year. This is lower than the average salary for graphic designers in the state.
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