Tuscaloosa has a total population of 77,906 and a student population of 35,548. Of these students, 5,808 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Tuscaloosa, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Shelton State Community College. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Shelton State Community College.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a visual communications certificate from one of Tuscaloosa's visual communications schools. If you decide to attend a visual communications school in Tuscaloosa, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,700.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Tuscaloosa.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Tuscaloosa, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 2,730 visual communications professionals in Alabama, 90 were working in the greater Tuscaloosa area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 10% in Tuscaloosa. 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 Tuscaloosa is $33,640 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.