Norfolk has a general population of 23,516 and an overall student population of 5,205. Approximately 5,205 of Norfolk's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Northeast Community College is the largest design school in Norfolk, based on student population. In 2010, Northeast Community College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in design.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a design degree from one of Norfolk's design schools. Tuition in 2009 at Norfolk's design schools was $10,725 per year for instate students and $11,244 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,080 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Norfolk. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,194 per year, on average, for room and board at Norfolk-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,811.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Norfolk, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 2,100 designers in Nebraska. Of these designers, 80 were working in the greater Norfolk area. The government projects that the number of designers in Norfolk will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Norfolk, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,340 per year. This is lower than the average salary for designers in the state.
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