With an overall population of 71,329 and a student population of 20,642, approximately 11,196 of Bethlehem students attend one of Bethlehem's schools that offer graphic design programs.
Northampton County Area Community College is the largest graphic design school in Bethlehem, based on student population. In 2010, Northampton County Area Community College graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in graphic design.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in graphic design from graphic design schools in Bethlehem in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Bethlehem's graphic design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,464 per year in instate tuition and $21,824 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for graphic design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,862 per year, on average, for room and board at Bethlehem-based graphic design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,602.
Many graphic design graduates choose to work as graphic designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bethlehem, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 10,550 graphic designers in Pennsylvania. Of these graphic designers, 430 were working in the greater Bethlehem area. By the year 2018, the number of graphic designers is expected to decrease by -1% in Bethlehem. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in Bethlehem is $40,980 per year, which is higher than the average for graphic designers state-wide.
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