West Liberty has a total population of 1,220 and a student population of 2,651. Of these students, 2,651 are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
West Liberty University is the largest graphic design school in West Liberty, based on student population. In 2010, West Liberty University graduated approximately 8 students from its graphic design program.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a graphic design degree from one of West Liberty's graphic design schools. Tuition in 2009 at West Liberty's graphic design schools was $16,350 per year for instate students and $23,420 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for graphic design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,870 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,455.
If you plan on staying in West Liberty after graduating from graphic design school, you should know that job prospects for graphic designers in West Liberty, which is the most popular graphic design profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 graphic designers in West Virginia were working in the greater West Liberty area. West Liberty's graphic designer workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in West Liberty is $26,660 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for graphic designers.
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