Hillsboro has a general population of 1,675 and an overall student population of 5,788. Approximately 5,788 of Hillsboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in Hillsboro, by student population, is Jefferson College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Jefferson College with credentials in design.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a design degree in Hillsboro. Tuition in 2009 at Hillsboro's design schools was $12,753 per year for instate students and $13,761 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,960 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,090.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hillsboro, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,880 designers in Missouri, 1,880 were working in the greater Hillsboro area. The government projects that the number of designers in Hillsboro will increase by 1% 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 Hillsboro is $43,220 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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