Big Rapids has a general population of 10,849 and an overall student population of 13,865. Approximately 13,865 of Big Rapids's students are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
Of the 1 graphic design schools in Big Rapids, the largest graphic design school, by student population, is Ferris State University. In 2010, approximately 88 students graduated from the Graphic Design program at Ferris State University.
In 2010, 97 students graduated with a graphic design degree in Big Rapids. If you decide to attend one of Big Rapids's graphic design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,522 per year in instate tuition and $28,812 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a graphic design program in Big Rapids. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,940 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Big Rapids after graduating from graphic design school, you should know that job prospects for graphic designers in Big Rapids, which is the most popular graphic design profession, are average. In 2010, of the 7,180 graphic designers in Michigan, 280 were working in the greater Big Rapids area. Big Rapids's graphic designer workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
As a graphic designer in Big Rapids, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,890 per year. This is lower than the average salary for graphic designers in the state.
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