Bennington has a general population of 9,168 and an overall student population of 1,294. Approximately 808 of Bennington's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in Bennington, by student population, is Bennington College. In 2010, Bennington College graduated approximately 1 students from its design program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a design degree from one of Bennington's design schools. If you decide to attend a design school in Bennington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $39,760.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Bennington. And if you live on campus at one of the Bennington-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $11,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Bennington after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Bennington, which is the most popular design profession, are average. In 2010, of the 1,220 designers in Vermont, 230 were working in the greater Bennington area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 9% in Bennington. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Bennington is $33,470 per year, which is lower than the average for designers state-wide.
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