Poplar Bluff has a general population of 16,651 and an overall student population of 3,597. Approximately 3,527 of Poplar Bluff's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Poplar Bluff, the largest design school, by student population, is Three Rivers Community College. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Three Rivers Community College with credentials in design.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,262 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Poplar Bluff design schools was an average of $12,234 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $600 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Poplar Bluff-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $3,324 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a designer in Poplar Bluff, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,880 designers in Missouri. Of these designers, 110 were working in the greater Poplar Bluff area. Poplar Bluff's designer workforce is projected to increase by 1% 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 Poplar Bluff is $27,770 per year, which is lower than the average for designers state-wide.
2080 Three Rivers Blvd, Poplar Bluff, Missouri 63901
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