Austin has a total population of 23,314 and a student population of 3,867. Of these students, 3,867 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Riverland Community College is the largest design school in Austin, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Design program at Riverland Community College.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a design certificate from one of Austin's design schools. If you decide to attend a design school in Austin, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $5,178.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for design related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Austin after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Austin, which is the most popular design profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,420 designers in Minnesota. Of these designers, 250 were working in the greater Austin area. Austin's designer workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Austin is $34,980 per year, which is lower than the average for designers state-wide.
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