Ithaca has a general population of 29,287 and an overall student population of 27,527. Approximately 20,633 of Ithaca's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Ithaca, the largest design school, by student population, is Cornell University. Approximately 28 students graduated in 2010 from Cornell University with credentials in design.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a design degree from one of Ithaca's design schools. In 2009 tuition at design schools in Ithaca was $37,954 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $760 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Ithaca. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,160 per year, on average, for room and board at Ithaca-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $40,254.
If you plan on staying in Ithaca after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Ithaca, which is the most popular design profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 131 designers in New York were working in the greater Ithaca area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 1% in Ithaca. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Ithaca is $39,580 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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