Oswego has a total population of 17,954 and a student population of 8,119. Of these students, 8,119 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
SUNY College at Oswego is the largest visual communications school in Oswego, based on student population. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from SUNY College at Oswego with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Oswego's visual communications schools. If you decide to attend one of Oswego's visual communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,226 per year in instate tuition and $27,126 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Oswego. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Oswego-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,656.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Oswego, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 26,140 visual communications professionals in New York. Of these visual communications professionals, 410 were working in the greater Oswego area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Oswego will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Oswego is $38,650 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.