Lowell has a total population of 105,167 and a student population of 14,517. Of these students, 13,602 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
University of Massachusetts-Lowell is the largest design school in Lowell, based on student population. In 2010, University of Massachusetts-Lowell graduated approximately 0 students from its design program.
If you decide to attend one of Lowell's design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,148 per year in instate tuition and $34,168 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lowell-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $8,475 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,513.
If you decide to work as a designer in Lowell, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 38 designers in Massachusetts were working in the greater Lowell area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 3% in Lowell. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Lowell, you can expect to make an average salary of $49,300 per year. This is higher than the average salary for designers in the state.
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