Benton Harbor has a total population of 11,182 and a student population of 4,688. Of these students, 4,688 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in Benton Harbor, by student population, is Lake Michigan College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Design program at Lake Michigan College.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a design degree from one of Benton Harbor's design schools. In 2009 tuition at design schools in Benton Harbor was $3,105 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,700 for design related books and supplies each year.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Benton Harbor, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,670 designers in Michigan, 110 were working in the greater Benton Harbor area. The number of designers in Benton Harbor is expected 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 Benton Harbor is $58,170 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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