Bristol has a total population of 17,367 and a student population of 653. Of these students, 577 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Virginia Intermont College is the largest design school in Bristol, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Virginia Intermont College with credentials in design.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,323 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,324 per year, on average, for room and board at Bristol-based design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,323.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bristol, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 23 designers in Virginia were working in the greater Bristol area. Bristol's designer workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Bristol is $27,990 per year, which is lower than the average for designers state-wide.
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