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 Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas has a general population of 478,434 and an overall student population of 76,598. Approximately 71,188 of Las Vegas's students are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
College of Southern Nevada is the largest graphic design school in Las Vegas, based on student population and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. In 2010, College of Southern Nevada graduated approximately 11 students from its graphic design program.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a graphic design degree from one of Las Vegas's graphic design schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,123 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Las Vegas graphic design schools was an average of $31,463 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a graphic design program in Las Vegas. And if you live on campus at one of the Las Vegas-based graphic design schools, you will have an added expense of $10,456 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,493.
If you decide to work as a graphic designer in Las Vegas, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 graphic designers in Nevada were working in the greater Las Vegas area. The government projects that the number of graphic designers in Las Vegas will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
As a graphic designer in Las Vegas, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,490 per year. This is higher than the average salary for graphic designers in the state.
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