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Design Schools in Yakima, Washington State

Design Schools in Yakima, WA

Yakima, Washington has 2 design schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a certificate in design. With an overall population of 71,845 and a student population of 5,297, approximately 5,210 of Yakima students attend one of Yakima's schools that offer design programs.

The largest design school in Yakima, by student population, is Perry Technical Institute. In 2010, approximately 26 students graduated from the Design program at Perry Technical Institute.

In 2010, 28 students graduated with a design certificate in Yakima. Tuition in 2009 at Yakima's design schools was $9,619 per year for instate students and $10,009 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,915 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,105.

Design Salaries and Career Outlook in Yakima

Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Yakima, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 72 designers in Washington State were working in the greater Yakima area. The government projects that the number of designers in Yakima will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.

As a designer in Yakima, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,380 per year. This is lower than the average salary for designers in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Design Degree in Yakima
  • Associates Degree in Design
  • Bachelors Degree in Design
  • Design Classes
  • Design Courses
  • Design Training

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  1. 1Yakima Valley Community CollegeYakima Valley Community College

    South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, Washington 98907-2520

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  2. 2Perry Technical InstitutePerry Technical Institute

    2011 W Washington Ave., Yakima, Washington 98903-1296

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate