There are 2 graphic design schools in Raleigh, North Carolina. With an overall population of 276,093 and a student population of 57,092, approximately 36,081 of Raleigh students attend one of Raleigh's schools that offer graphic design programs.
The largest graphic design school in Raleigh, by student population, is North Carolina State University at Raleigh. In 2010, North Carolina State University at Raleigh graduated approximately 40 students with credentials in graphic design.
A reported 49 students graduated with credentials in graphic design in Raleigh in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Raleigh's graphic design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,387 per year in instate tuition and $31,630 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $850 for graphic design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Raleigh-based graphic design schools, you will have an added expense of $7,493 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,095.
After graduating with your credentials in graphic design, if you decide to work as a graphic designer in Raleigh, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 graphic designers in North Carolina were working in the greater Raleigh area. The number of graphic designers in Raleigh is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in Raleigh is $41,820 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for graphic designers.
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