Trenton has a total population of 85,403 and a student population of 31,885. Of these students, 6,980 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The College of New Jersey is the largest design school in Trenton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Design program at The College of New Jersey.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in Trenton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,218 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Trenton design schools was an average of $34,904 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 Trenton. And if you live on campus at one of the Trenton-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $9,996 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a designer in Trenton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 8,950 designers working in New Jersey and 380 working in the greater Trenton area in 2010. Trenton's designer workforce is projected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Trenton, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,250 per year. This is higher than the average salary for designers in the state.
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