Anchorage has a general population of 260,283 and an overall student population of 19,599. Approximately 17,276 of Anchorage's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Anchorage's largest communications school is University of Alaska Anchorage. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from University of Alaska Anchorage with credentials in communications.
Tuition in 2009 at Anchorage's communications schools was $16,604 per year for instate students and $26,504 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,154 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,430 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,542.
If you plan on staying in Anchorage after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Anchorage, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 230 communications professionals in Alaska, 180 were working in the greater Anchorage area. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to decrease by 0% in Anchorage. 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 Anchorage is $46,040 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.