With an overall population of 5,274 and a student population of 9,017, approximately 9,017 of California students attend one of California's schools that offer graphic design programs.
Of the 1 graphic design schools in California, the largest graphic design school, by student population, is California University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, California University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 24 students with credentials in graphic design.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a graphic design degree in California. If you decide to attend one of California's graphic design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,359 per year in instate tuition and $23,693 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a graphic design program in California. And if you live on campus at one of the California-based graphic design schools, you will have an added expense of $9,320 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,648.
If you decide to work as a graphic designer in California, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 graphic designers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater California area. The government projects that the number of graphic designers in California will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in California is $37,960 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for graphic designers.
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