Cortland has a general population of 18,740 and an overall student population of 7,322. Approximately 7,322 of Cortland's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Cortland, the largest design school, by student population, is SUNY College at Cortland. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Design program at SUNY College at Cortland.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in design in Cortland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,575 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cortland design schools was an average of $27,475 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 Cortland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,030 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Cortland after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Cortland, which is the most popular design profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 26,140 designers in New York. Of these designers, 150 were working in the greater Cortland area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 1% in Cortland. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Cortland is $35,970 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for designers.
Cortland, New York 13045-0900