With an overall population of 68,889 and a student population of 11,736, approximately 3,897 of Asheville students attend one of Asheville's schools that offer web design programs.
The largest web design school in Asheville, by student population, is University of North Carolina at Asheville. Approximately 27 students graduated in 2010 from University of North Carolina at Asheville with credentials in web design.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a web design degree from one of Asheville's web design schools. If you decide to attend one of Asheville's web 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.
You should also anticipate spending about $850 for web design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,890 per year, on average, for room and board at Asheville-based web design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in web design, if you decide to work as a web designer in Asheville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 6,850 web designers in North Carolina. Of these web designers, 190 were working in the greater Asheville area. The government projects that the number of web designers in Asheville will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for web designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a web designer in Asheville is $34,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for web designers.