Arlington, Virginia has 2 graphic design schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in graphic design. Arlington has a general population of 189,453 and an overall student population of 4,947. Approximately 3,480 of Arlington's students are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
Marymount University is the largest graphic design school in Arlington, based on student population. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Marymount University with credentials in graphic design.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a graphic design degree in Arlington. In 2009 tuition at graphic design schools in Arlington was $22,620 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for graphic design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,745 per year, on average, for room and board at Arlington-based graphic design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,070.
After graduating with your credentials in graphic design, if you decide to work as a graphic designer in Arlington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 8,000 graphic designers in Virginia. Of these graphic designers, 4,910 were working in the greater Arlington area. Arlington's graphic designer workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in Arlington is $57,920 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for graphic designers.
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