Hayward has a total population of 140,030 and a student population of 32,761. Of these students, 14,749 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Hayward, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is California State University-East Bay. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-East Bay with credentials in visual communications.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Hayward in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,931 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hayward visual communications schools was an average of $32,091 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,734 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Hayward. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,218 per year, on average, for room and board at Hayward-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,992.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Hayward, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,500 visual communications professionals in California. Of these visual communications professionals, 1,760 were working in the greater Hayward area. Hayward's visual communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Hayward, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,100 per year. This is higher than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.