With an overall population of 8,232 and a student population of 4,294, approximately 4,294 of Hillsboro students attend one of Hillsboro's schools that offer visual communications programs.
Hillsboro's largest visual communications school is Hill College. In 2010, Hill College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in visual communications.
Tuition in 2009 at Hillsboro's visual communications schools was $11,605 per year for instate students and $12,005 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,300 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hillsboro-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $3,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,588.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Hillsboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 15,420 visual communications professionals in Texas. Of these visual communications professionals, 90 were working in the greater Hillsboro area. The number of visual communications professionals in Hillsboro is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Hillsboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,840 per year. This is lower than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.