With an overall population of 113,288 and a student population of 3,994, approximately 747 of Independence students attend one of Independence's schools that offer design programs.
Independence's largest design school is National American University-Independence. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from National American University-Independence with credentials in design.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a design degree from one of Independence's design schools. In 2009 tuition at design schools in Independence was $12,160 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,350 for design related books and supplies every year.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Independence, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,880 designers in Missouri, 1,900 were working in the greater Independence area. The government projects that the number of designers in Independence 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 Independence is $41,870 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.
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