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 public relations programs.
Conway's largest public relations school is University of Central Arkansas. In 2010, approximately 41 students graduated from the Public Relations program at University of Central Arkansas.
A reported 41 students graduated with credentials in public relations in Conway in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Conway's public relations schools was $18,038 per year for instate students and $23,243 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public relations program in Conway. And if you live on campus at one of the Conway-based public relations 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 plan on staying in Conway after graduating from public relations school, you should know that job prospects for public relations professionals in Conway, which is the most popular public relations profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 public relations professionals in Arkansas were working in the greater Conway area. The government projects that the number of public relations professionals in Conway will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public relations professional in Conway is $69,870 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for public relations professionals.