Clemson has a total population of 11,939 and a student population of 19,111. Of these students, 19,111 are enrolled in schools that offer industrial design programs.
Clemson University is the largest industrial design school in Clemson, based on student population. In 2010, Clemson University graduated approximately 80 students with credentials in industrial design.
A total of 80 students graduated with credentials in industrial design from industrial design schools in Clemson in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,478 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Clemson industrial design schools was an average of $37,788 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $922 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a industrial design program in Clemson. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,774 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,352.
Many industrial design graduates choose to work as industrial designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Clemson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 industrial designers in South Carolina were working in the greater Clemson area. By the year 2018, the number of industrial designers is expected to decrease by -3% in Clemson. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for industrial designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an industrial designer in Clemson is $47,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for industrial designers.
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