State College has a total population of 38,420 and a student population of 723. Of these students, 707 are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
South Hills School of Business & Technology is the largest graphic design school in State College, based on student population. In 2010, South Hills School of Business & Technology graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in graphic design.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a graphic design degree from one of State College's graphic design schools. In 2009 tuition at graphic design schools in State College was $13,578 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,400 for graphic design related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in graphic design, if you decide to work as a graphic designer in State College, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 74 graphic designers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater State College area. By the year 2018, the number of graphic designers is expected to decrease by -1% in State College. 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 State College is $39,660 per year, which is higher than the average for graphic designers state-wide.
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