With an overall population of 91,802 and a student population of 16,244, approximately 15,783 of Richardson students attend one of Richardson's schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in Richardson, by student population, is The University of Texas at Dallas. In 2010, The University of Texas at Dallas graduated approximately 146 students with credentials in design.
In 2010, 146 students graduated with a design degree in Richardson. If you decide to attend one of Richardson's design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,772 per year in instate tuition and $32,602 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Richardson. And if you live on campus at one of the Richardson-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $8,228 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,820.
If you decide to work as a designer in Richardson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 designers in Texas were working in the greater Richardson area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 13% in Richardson. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Richardson is $46,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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