San Marcos has a total population of 34,733 and a student population of 30,803. Of these students, 30,803 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in San Marcos, by student population, is Texas State University-San Marcos. In 2010, approximately 118 students graduated from the Design program at Texas State University-San Marcos.
A reported 173 students graduated with credentials in design in San Marcos in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at San Marcos's design schools was $18,148 per year for instate students and $24,796 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,392 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,278.
After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in San Marcos, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 15,420 designers in Texas, 1,410 were working in the greater San Marcos area. San Marcos's designer workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in San Marcos, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,140 per year. This is higher than the average salary for designers in the state.
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