There are 2 design schools in York, Pennsylvania. York has a general population of 40,862 and an overall student population of 10,303. Approximately 6,270 of York's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in York, by student population, is The Art Institutes of York-PA. In 2010, The Art Institutes of York-PA graduated approximately 49 students from its design program.
A total of 147 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in York in 2010. If you decide to attend a design school in York, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,885.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,056 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in York. And if you live on campus at one of the York-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $8,080 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,788.
After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in York, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,550 designers in Pennsylvania, 220 were working in the greater York area. The government projects that the number of designers in York will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in York is $36,830 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.