There are 2 design schools in Arlington, Virginia. With an overall population of 189,453 and a student population of 4,947, approximately 3,480 of Arlington students attend one of Arlington's schools that offer design programs.
Marymount University is the largest design school in Arlington, based on student population. Approximately 47 students graduated in 2010 from Marymount University with credentials in design.
In 2010, 80 students graduated with a design degree from one of Arlington's design schools. In 2009 tuition at design schools in Arlington was $22,620 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,745 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $25,070.
After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in Arlington, your job prospects are good. There were 8,000 designers working in Virginia and 4,910 working in the greater Arlington area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 15% in Arlington. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Arlington, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,920 per year. This is higher than the average salary for designers in the state.
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