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Design Schools in Poughkeepsie, New York

Design Schools in Poughkeepsie, NY

If you are interested in pursuing design, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 design schools in Poughkeepsie, New York. With an overall population of 29,871 and a student population of 18,858, approximately 16,002 of Poughkeepsie students attend one of Poughkeepsie's schools that offer design programs.

Of the 2 design schools in Poughkeepsie, the largest design school, by student population, is Dutchess Community College. In 2010, Dutchess Community College graduated approximately 28 students with credentials in design.

A total of 51 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in Poughkeepsie in 2010. If you decide to attend a design school in Poughkeepsie, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $14,962.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,287 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Poughkeepsie-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $11,225 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,820.

Design Salaries and Career Outlook in Poughkeepsie

If you decide to work as a designer in Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 26,140 designers in New York. Of these designers, 220 were working in the greater Poughkeepsie area. The government projects that the number of designers in Poughkeepsie will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.

As a designer in Poughkeepsie, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,970 per year. This is lower than the average salary for designers in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Design Degree in Poughkeepsie
  • Associates Degree in Design
  • Bachelors Degree in Design
  • Design Classes
  • Design Courses
  • Design Training

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  1. 1Dutchess Community CollegeDutchess Community College

    53 Pendell Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601-1595

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2Marist CollegeMarist College

    3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree