With an overall population of 173,627 and a student population of 11,812, approximately 11,289 of Amarillo students attend one of Amarillo's schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Amarillo, the largest design school, by student population, is Amarillo College. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Design program at Amarillo College.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a design degree in Amarillo. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,410 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,292 for design related books and supplies every year.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Amarillo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 15,420 designers in Texas. Of these designers, 90 were working in the greater Amarillo area. The government projects that the number of designers in Amarillo will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Amarillo is $31,090 per year, which is lower than the average for designers state-wide.
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