If you decide that you want to get a graphic design degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 graphic design schools in Lincoln, Nebraska. Lincoln has a general population of 225,581 and an overall student population of 42,081. Approximately 2,557 of Lincoln's students are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
The largest graphic design school in Lincoln, by student population, is Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Graphic Design program at Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in graphic design from graphic design schools in Lincoln in 2010. If you decide to attend a graphic design school in Lincoln, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $13,060.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,250 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a graphic design program in Lincoln. And if you live on campus at one of the Lincoln-based graphic design schools, you will have an added expense of $5,790 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,140.
If you decide to work as a graphic designer in Lincoln, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 2,100 graphic designers in Nebraska, 360 were working in the greater Lincoln area. The number of graphic designers in Lincoln is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in Lincoln is $33,620 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for graphic designers.