Kent has a total population of 27,906 and a student population of 25,349. Of these students, 25,127 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Kent, the largest design school, by student population, is Kent State University at Kent. In 2010, Kent State University at Kent graduated approximately 49 students with credentials in design.
In 2010, 134 students graduated with a design degree from one of Kent's design schools. If you decide to attend one of Kent's design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,920 per year in instate tuition and $29,612 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,280 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,940 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in Kent, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 designers in Ohio were working in the greater Kent area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 6% in Kent. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Kent is $37,760 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.
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