Hillsboro has a total population of 2,854 and a student population of 640. Of these students, 640 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Tabor College is the largest communications school in Hillsboro, based on student population. In 2010, Tabor College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a communications degree in Hillsboro. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,660 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Hillsboro-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Hillsboro after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Hillsboro, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,660 communications professionals in Kansas. Of these communications professionals, 270 were working in the greater Hillsboro area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Hillsboro will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Hillsboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,340 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.