Forest Grove has a total population of 17,708 and a student population of 3,198. Of these students, 3,198 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Forest Grove, by student population, is Pacific University. In 2010, Pacific University graduated approximately 13 students from its communications program.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a communications degree in Forest Grove. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,966 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $950 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Forest Grove-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $8,118 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Forest Grove after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Forest Grove, which is the most popular communications profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 communications professionals in Oregon were working in the greater Forest Grove area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Forest Grove will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Forest Grove is $22,600 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.