Sarasota has a total population of 52,715 and a student population of 6,068. Of these students, 1,318 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Ringling College of Art and Design is the largest visual communications school in Sarasota, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 86 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Ringling College of Art and Design.
A total of 86 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Sarasota in 2010. In 2009 tuition at visual communications schools in Sarasota was $28,880 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,625 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,470 per year, on average, for room and board at Sarasota-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,290.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Sarasota, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 30 visual communications professionals in Florida were working in the greater Sarasota area. The number of visual communications professionals in Sarasota is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Sarasota is $41,050 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.