Keene has a total population of 22,563 and a student population of 6,292. Of these students, 5,356 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Keene, the largest design school, by student population, is Keene State College. In 2010, Keene State College graduated approximately 23 students with credentials in design.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in Keene in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Keene's design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,428 per year in instate tuition and $28,598 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Keene. And if you live on campus at one of the Keene-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $8,444 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,184.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Keene, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,410 designers in New Hampshire. Of these designers, 80 were working in the greater Keene area. Keene's designer workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Keene is $43,750 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.
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