Searcy has a total population of 18,928 and a student population of 6,590. Of these students, 6,484 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Searcy, by student population, is Harding University. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Harding University with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Searcy's communications schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,580 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Searcy-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $6,224 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 Searcy after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Searcy, which is the most popular communications profession, are good. In 2010, there were 1,470 communications professionals in Arkansas. Of these communications professionals, 30 were working in the greater Searcy area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Searcy will 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 Searcy is $28,710 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.