North Platte has a general population of 23,878 and an overall student population of 2,765. Approximately 2,765 of North Platte's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Mid-Plains Community College is the largest design school in North Platte, based on student population. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Mid-Plains Community College with credentials in design.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in design in North Platte in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,140 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all North Platte design schools was an average of $11,800 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in North Platte. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,180.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in North Platte, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 designers in Nebraska were working in the greater North Platte area. The number of designers in North Platte is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in North Platte, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,130 per year. This is higher than the average salary for designers in the state.
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