With an overall population of 52,894 and a student population of 27,916, approximately 23,597 of Flagstaff students attend one of Flagstaff's schools that offer communications programs.
Flagstaff's largest communications school is Northern Arizona University. In 2010, Northern Arizona University graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in communications.
A total of 18 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Flagstaff in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,755 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Flagstaff communications schools was an average of $30,981 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $916 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Flagstaff-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $7,872 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,892.
If you plan on staying in Flagstaff after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Flagstaff, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 42 communications professionals in Arizona were working in the greater Flagstaff area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Flagstaff will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Flagstaff, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,080 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.