Union has a general population of 54,405 and an overall student population of 17,065. Approximately 15,051 of Union's students are enrolled in schools that offer industrial design programs.
Of the 1 industrial design schools in Union, the largest industrial design school, by student population, is Kean University. In 2010, Kean University graduated approximately 3 students from its industrial design program.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in industrial design from industrial design schools in Union in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,184 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Union industrial design schools was an average of $29,819 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for industrial design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,237 per year, on average, for room and board at Union-based industrial design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
If you plan on staying in Union after graduating from industrial design school, you should know that job prospects for industrial designers in Union, which is the most popular industrial design profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 industrial designers in New Jersey were working in the greater Union area. Union's industrial designer workforce is projected to decrease by -9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for industrial designers.
As an industrial designer in Union, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,410 per year. This is higher than the average salary for industrial designers in the state.
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