College Station has a general population of 67,890 and an overall student population of 50,530. Approximately 48,702 of College Station's students are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
College Station's largest graphic design school is Texas A & M University. In 2010, Texas A & M University graduated approximately 27 students from its graphic design program.
A total of 27 students graduated with credentials in graphic design from graphic design schools in College Station in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,316 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all College Station graphic design schools was an average of $34,746 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,278 for graphic design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the College Station-based graphic design schools, you will have an added expense of $8,039 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,277.
Many graphic design graduates choose to work as graphic designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in College Station, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 108 graphic designers in Texas were working in the greater College Station area. By the year 2018, the number of graphic designers is expected to increase by 13% in College Station. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in College Station is $37,980 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for graphic designers.
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