Union has a total population of 54,405 and a student population of 17,065. Of these students, 15,051 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Union, the largest design school, by student population, is Kean University. In 2010, Kean University graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in design.
In 2010, 55 students graduated with a design degree in Union. Tuition in 2009 at Union's design schools was $25,184 per year for instate students and $29,819 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,800 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,237 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
If you plan on staying in Union after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Union, which is the most popular design profession, are not very good. There were 8,950 designers working in New Jersey and 1,260 working in the greater Union area in 2010. The number of designers in Union is expected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Union, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,550 per year. This is higher than the average salary for designers in the state.
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