Hickory has a total population of 37,222 and a student population of 7,202. Of these students, 1,674 are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
Of the 1 graphic design schools in Hickory, the largest graphic design school, by student population, is Lenoir-Rhyne University. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Lenoir-Rhyne University with credentials in graphic design.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in graphic design from graphic design schools in Hickory in 2010. If you decide to attend a graphic design school in Hickory, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,200.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,160 for graphic design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,540 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,210.
If you plan on staying in Hickory after graduating from graphic design school, you should know that job prospects for graphic designers in Hickory, which is the most popular graphic design profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 38 graphic designers in North Carolina were working in the greater Hickory area. Hickory's graphic designer workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
As a graphic designer in Hickory, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,260 per year. This is lower than the average salary for graphic designers in the state.
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