Durham has a total population of 187,035 and a student population of 29,625. Of these students, 14,350 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Durham, by student population, is Duke University. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Duke University with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a visual communications degree in Durham. In 2009 tuition at visual communications schools in Durham was $38,741 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,230 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,154 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Durham, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 visual communications professionals in North Carolina were working in the greater Durham area. Durham's visual communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Durham is $39,600 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.