With an overall population of 15,680 and a student population of 3,245, approximately 3,245 of Albemarle students attend one of Albemarle's schools that offer design programs.
Stanly Community College is the largest design school in Albemarle, based on student population. In 2010, Stanly Community College graduated approximately 6 students from its design program.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a design degree from one of Albemarle's design schools. In 2009 tuition at design schools in Albemarle was $1,720 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $975 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Albemarle.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Albemarle, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 22 designers in North Carolina were working in the greater Albemarle area. Albemarle's designer workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Albemarle, you can expect to make an average salary of $37,470 per year. This is higher than the average salary for designers in the state.
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