Little Rock has a general population of 183,133 and an overall student population of 19,305. Approximately 13,132 of Little Rock's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock is the largest communications school in Little Rock, based on student population. In 2010, University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduated approximately 12 students from its communications program.
A total of 18 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Little Rock in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,498 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Little Rock communications schools was an average of $29,958 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,009.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Little Rock, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,470 communications professionals in Arkansas. Of these communications professionals, 430 were working in the greater Little Rock area. Little Rock's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Little Rock is $36,670 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.