Hattiesburg has a general population of 44,779 and an overall student population of 19,061. Approximately 15,300 of Hattiesburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Hattiesburg, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is University of Southern Mississippi. In 2010, University of Southern Mississippi graduated approximately 23 students with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Hattiesburg's visual communications schools. Tuition in 2009 at Hattiesburg's visual communications schools was $16,412 per year for instate students and $24,062 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,212.
If you plan on staying in Hattiesburg after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Hattiesburg, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are good. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 13% in Hattiesburg. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.