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Design Schools in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Design Schools in Cambridge, MA

If you are interested in pursuing design, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 design schools in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With an overall population of 101,355 and a student population of 49,996, approximately 6,173 of Cambridge students attend one of Cambridge's schools that offer design programs.

Lesley University is the largest design school in Cambridge, based on student population. In 2010, Lesley University graduated approximately 40 students from its design program.

A total of 40 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in Cambridge in 2010. If you decide to attend a design school in Cambridge, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,400.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Cambridge. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Cambridge-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,815.

Design Salaries and Career Outlook in Cambridge

If you plan on staying in Cambridge after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Cambridge, which is the most popular design profession, are not very good. There were 7,880 designers working in Massachusetts and 3,410 working in the greater Cambridge area in 2010. Cambridge's designer workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Cambridge is $51,850 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for designers.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Design Degree in Cambridge
  • Associates Degree in Design
  • Bachelors Degree in Design
  • Design Classes
  • Design Courses
  • Design Training

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  1. 1Lesley UniversityLesley University

    29 Everett St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138-2790

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2American Career Institute_CambridgeAmerican Career Institute_Cambridge

    186 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate