Asheville has a total population of 68,889 and a student population of 11,736. Of these students, 3,897 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
University of North Carolina at Asheville is the largest design school in Asheville, based on student population. Approximately 27 students graduated in 2010 from University of North Carolina at Asheville with credentials in design.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a design degree from one of Asheville's design schools. If you decide to attend one of Asheville's design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,970 per year in instate tuition and $26,687 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $850 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Asheville-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $6,890 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a designer in Asheville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 6,850 designers in North Carolina, 190 were working in the greater Asheville area. Asheville's designer workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Asheville is $34,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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