Radford has a total population of 15,859 and a student population of 8,878. Of these students, 8,878 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Radford, the largest design school, by student population, is Radford University. In 2010, Radford University graduated approximately 37 students from its design program.
A total of 37 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in Radford in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,874 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Radford design schools was an average of $27,538 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Radford. And if you live on campus at one of the Radford-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $6,970 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,404.
After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in Radford, your job prospects are good. There were 8,000 designers working in Virginia and 80 working in the greater Radford area in 2010. The government projects that the number of designers in Radford will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Radford, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,020 per year. This is higher than the average salary for designers in the state.
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