Bay Minette has a general population of 7,820 and an overall student population of 4,355. Approximately 4,355 of Bay Minette's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
James H Faulkner State Community College is the largest visual communications school in Bay Minette, based on student population. In 2010, James H Faulkner State Community College graduated approximately 8 students from its visual communications program.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Bay Minette's visual communications schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,290 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bay Minette visual communications schools was an average of $12,420 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,290.
If you plan on staying in Bay Minette after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Bay Minette, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are average. In 2010, of the 2,730 visual communications professionals in Alabama, 40 were working in the greater Bay Minette area. The number of visual communications professionals in Bay Minette is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Bay Minette is $32,370 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.