Boone has a total population of 13,472 and a student population of 16,968. Of these students, 16,968 are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
Appalachian State University is the largest graphic design school in Boone, based on student population. Approximately 52 students graduated in 2010 from Appalachian State University with credentials in graphic design.
A reported 52 students graduated with credentials in graphic design in Boone in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,391 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Boone graphic design schools was an average of $25,012 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for graphic design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Boone-based graphic design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many graphic design graduates choose to work as graphic designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Boone, your job prospects are average. There were 6,850 graphic designers working in North Carolina and 280 working in the greater Boone area in 2010. The number of graphic designers in Boone is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
As a graphic designer in Boone, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,770 per year. This is lower than the average salary for graphic designers in the state.
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