West Liberty has a total population of 1,220 and a student population of 2,651. Of these students, 2,651 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in West Liberty, by student population, is West Liberty University. In 2010, West Liberty University graduated approximately 14 students from its communications program.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in communications in West Liberty in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at West Liberty's communications schools was $16,350 per year for instate students and $23,420 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,870 per year, on average, for room and board at West Liberty-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,455.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in West Liberty, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 410 communications professionals in West Virginia, 80 were working in the greater West Liberty area. West Liberty's communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in West Liberty is $20,760 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.