With an overall population of 28,339 and a student population of 1,301, approximately 1,301 of Georgetown students attend one of Georgetown's schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Georgetown, by student population, is Southwestern University. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from Southwestern University with credentials in communications.
A reported 22 students graduated with credentials in communications in Georgetown in 2010. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Georgetown was $30,220 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Georgetown-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $9,310 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 Georgetown after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Georgetown, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,560 communications professionals in Texas. Of these communications professionals, 780 were working in the greater Georgetown area. The number of communications professionals in Georgetown is expected to increase by 7% 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 Georgetown is $37,770 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.