If you decide that you want to get a design degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 design schools in El Paso, Texas. With an overall population of 563,662 and a student population of 54,081, approximately 49,179 of El Paso students attend one of El Paso's schools that offer design programs.
Of the 2 design schools in El Paso, the largest design school, by student population, is El Paso Community College. In 2010, El Paso Community College graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in design.
A total of 43 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in El Paso in 2010. If you decide to attend one of El Paso's design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,115 per year in instate tuition and $27,475 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,045 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,203 per year, on average, for room and board at El Paso-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,659.
After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in El Paso, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 15,420 designers in Texas. Of these designers, 340 were working in the greater El Paso area. El Paso's designer workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in El Paso, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,630 per year. This is lower than the average salary for designers in the state.
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