Traverse City has a total population of 14,532 and a student population of 5,065. Of these students, 5,065 are enrolled in schools that offer web design programs.
Of the 1 web design schools in Traverse City, the largest web design school, by student population, is Northwestern Michigan College. In 2010, Northwestern Michigan College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in web design.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a web design certificate from one of Traverse City's web design schools. Tuition in 2009 at Traverse City's web design schools was $16,891 per year for instate students and $18,203 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a web design program in Traverse City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,448 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,443.
If you plan on staying in Traverse City after graduating from web design school, you should know that job prospects for web designers in Traverse City, which is the most popular web design profession, are average. In 2010, there were 7,180 web designers in Michigan. Of these web designers, 170 were working in the greater Traverse City area. The number of web designers in Traverse City is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for web designers.
As a web designer in Traverse City, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,170 per year. This is lower than the average salary for web designers in the state.