Albany, New York has 2 design schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in design. Albany has a general population of 95,658 and an overall student population of 67,253. Approximately 5,864 of Albany's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in Albany, by student population, is The College of Saint Rose. Approximately 31 students graduated in 2010 from The College of Saint Rose with credentials in design.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a design degree in Albany. If you decide to attend a design school in Albany, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $16,034.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,075 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Albany. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,556 per year, on average, for room and board at Albany-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,711.
After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in Albany, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 26,140 designers in New York. Of these designers, 450 were working in the greater Albany area. Albany's designer workforce is projected to increase by 1% 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 Albany is $45,590 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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