With an overall population of 197,800 and a student population of 39,888, approximately 346 of Grand Rapids students attend one of Grand Rapids's schools that offer advertising programs.
Kuyper College is the largest advertising school in Grand Rapids, based on student population. In 2010, Kuyper College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in advertising.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,218 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $676 for advertising related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Grand Rapids-based advertising schools, you will have an added expense of $5,990 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,068.
If you decide to work as an advertiser in Grand Rapids, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,560 advertisers in Michigan, 320 were working in the greater Grand Rapids area. The number of advertisers in Grand Rapids is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for advertisers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an advertiser in Grand Rapids is $33,070 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for advertisers.
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