Conway has a general population of 43,167 and an overall student population of 13,986. Approximately 11,781 of Conway's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Conway's largest communications school is University of Central Arkansas. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Communications program at University of Central Arkansas.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in communications in Conway in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,038 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Conway communications schools was an average of $23,243 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Conway-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $4,880 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Conway, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,470 communications professionals in Arkansas, 430 were working in the greater Conway area. The number of communications professionals in Conway is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Conway, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,670 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.