Russellville has a general population of 23,682 and an overall student population of 8,873. Approximately 8,814 of Russellville's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Russellville, by student population, is Arkansas Tech University. Approximately 28 students graduated in 2010 from Arkansas Tech University with credentials in communications.
A total of 28 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Russellville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Russellville's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,688 per year in instate tuition and $17,696 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,380 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Russellville. And if you live on campus at one of the Russellville-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $5,256 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,432.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Russellville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 50 communications professionals in Arkansas were working in the greater Russellville area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Russellville will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Russellville, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,710 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.