York has a total population of 40,862 and a student population of 10,303. Of these students, 5,564 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in York, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is York College Pennsylvania. In 2010, York College Pennsylvania graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in visual communications.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in York in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,460 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in York. And if you live on campus at one of the York-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $8,080 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,160.
If you plan on staying in York after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in York, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 33 visual communications professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater York area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in York will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in York, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,830 per year. This is higher than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.