West Columbia has a total population of 13,064 and a student population of 11,890. Of these students, 11,890 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in West Columbia, by student population, is Midlands Technical College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Design program at Midlands Technical College.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in design in West Columbia in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,533 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,440 for design related books and supplies each year.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Columbia, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 2,520 designers in South Carolina, 360 were working in the greater West Columbia area. The number of designers in West Columbia is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in West Columbia is $36,920 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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