There are 2 design schools in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Bethlehem has a general population of 71,329 and an overall student population of 20,642. Approximately 18,192 of Bethlehem's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Bethlehem's largest design school is Northampton County Area Community College. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Northampton County Area Community College with credentials in design.
A reported 48 students graduated with credentials in design in Bethlehem in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Bethlehem's design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $34,757 per year in instate tuition and $36,437 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Bethlehem. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,531 per year, on average, for room and board at Bethlehem-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,602.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bethlehem, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,550 designers in Pennsylvania, 430 were working in the greater Bethlehem area. The number of designers in Bethlehem is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Bethlehem, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,980 per year. This is higher than the average salary for designers in the state.
3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599
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27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015