Mount Vernon has a total population of 14,375 and a student population of 2,885. Of these students, 2,622 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in Mount Vernon, by student population, is Mount Vernon Nazarene University. In 2010, Mount Vernon Nazarene University graduated approximately 9 students from its design program.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a design degree from one of Mount Vernon's design schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,330 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,890 per year, on average, for room and board at Mount Vernon-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Mount Vernon after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Mount Vernon, which is the most popular design profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 10,430 designers in Ohio. Of these designers, 180 were working in the greater Mount Vernon area. Mount Vernon's designer workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Mount Vernon is $29,390 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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