East Lansing has a total population of 46,525 and a student population of 47,344. Of these students, 47,071 are enrolled in schools that offer public relations programs.
The largest public relations school in East Lansing, by student population, is Michigan State University. In 2010, Michigan State University graduated approximately 363 students from its public relations program.
A reported 395 students graduated with credentials in public relations in East Lansing in 2010. If you decide to attend one of East Lansing's public relations schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,994 per year in instate tuition and $37,457 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $962 for public relations related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the East Lansing-based public relations schools, you will have an added expense of $7,394 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a public relations professional in East Lansing, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 1,380 public relations professionals in Michigan. Of these public relations professionals, 40 were working in the greater East Lansing area. East Lansing's public relations professional workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public relations professional in East Lansing is $92,570 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for public relations professionals.