With an overall population of 3,954 and a student population of 5,849, approximately 2,319 of Alfred students attend one of Alfred's schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Alfred, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Alfred University. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Alfred University with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a visual communications degree in Alfred. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,246 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,174 per year, on average, for room and board at Alfred-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Alfred after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Alfred, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 26,140 visual communications professionals in New York. Of these visual communications professionals, 210 were working in the greater Alfred area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 1% in Alfred. 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 Alfred is $32,060 per year, which is lower than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.