Mount Pleasant has a total population of 25,946 and a student population of 27,472. Of these students, 27,247 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Mount Pleasant's largest design school is Central Michigan University. In 2010, Central Michigan University graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in design.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a design degree from one of Mount Pleasant's design schools. If you decide to attend one of Mount Pleasant's design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,297 per year in instate tuition and $33,797 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Mount Pleasant. And if you live on campus at one of the Mount Pleasant-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $7,896 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Mount Pleasant after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Mount Pleasant, which is the most popular design profession, are average. In 2010, there were 7,180 designers in Michigan. Of these designers, 280 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 8% in Mount Pleasant. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Mount Pleasant is $30,890 per year, which is lower than the average for designers state-wide.
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