Graphic Design in Alabama

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Schools Offering Graphic Design Programs in Alabama


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Alabama receive graphic design degrees every year. That means an estimated 23 graphic designers graduate from Alabama's 7 graphic design schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alabama with a graphic design program is Spring Hill College, which is located in Mobile. In 2010, it was ranked 39th nationwide. 1 students graduated with a degree in graphic design from Spring Hill College in 2010. The tuition rate at Spring Hill College was $26,730 per year.

Samford University, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a graphic design program. It is located in Birmingham. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Samford University graphic design program. Samford University charged in-state students $21,942 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Alabama with a graphic design program is Virginia College-Birmingham, which is located in Birmingham. In 2010, it was ranked 73rd nationwide. Virginia College-Birmingham charged in-state students $16,500 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Alabama's graphic design schools ranges from $26,730 per year to $3,270 per year. But, the average tuition is $12,512 per year. In 2010, the following Alabama graphic design schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Spring Hill College - located in Mobile, students are charged $26,730 per year
  2. Samford University - located in Birmingham, students are charged $21,942 per year
  3. Virginia College-Birmingham - located in Birmingham, students are charged $16,500 per year

The graphic design schools in Alabama that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Bishop State Community College - located in Mobile, students are charged $3,270 per year
  2. H Councill Trenholm State Technical College - located in Montgomery, students are charged $3,270 per year
  3. Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus - located in Birmingham, students are charged $3,570 per year

A graphic design degree from an Alabama school... what next?

Most people who graduate from graphic design school in Alabama go on to work as a graphic designer. Alabama had 1,740 graphic designers in 2010. In Alabama, the largest numbers of graphic designers work in the following counties:

  1. Bibb County - 650 graphic designers
  2. Limestone County - 330 graphic designers
  3. Autauga County - 140 graphic designers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of graphic designers in the state of Alabama will grow to 3,030. This would require a 10% growth in the profession.

Salary

A graphic designer in Alabama makes an average of $45,010 per year. However, this number is only an average. graphic designers in Alabama had varying salaries from $18,470 to $82,290 per year in 2010. On average a graphic designer earns the most in the following Alabama counties:

  1. Limestone County - $51,670 per year
  2. Bibb County - $51,320 per year
  3. Lee County - $46,640 per year

A graphic designer in the following counties in Alabama make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Geneva County - $30,940 per year
  2. Bullock County - $31,810 per year
  3. Greene County - $32,640 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Alabama statistics regarding a career in graphic design and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as computer animation or graphic design.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Graphic Design in Alabama
  • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design in Alabama
  • Certificate in Graphic Design in Alabama

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,042 miles from location Virginia College-Birmingham Birmingham AL 27.3402 100% 7,060
6,040 miles from location Samford University Birmingham AL 33.7139 38% 4,658
6,045 miles from location Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus Birmingham AL 15.7035 n/a 4,353
6,109 miles from location Bishop State Community College Mobile AL 8.92793 n/a 3,598
6,011 miles from location H Councill Trenholm State Technical College Montgomery AL 15.9418 n/a 1,733
6,114 miles from location Spring Hill College Mobile AL 61.1687 15% 1,521
6,032 miles from location Virginia College-Huntsville Huntsville AL 25.0555 100% 934
 

Curious what studying Graphic Design gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alabama

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Graphic Designers + 1,740 $45,010 3.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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