With an overall population of 60,308 and a student population of 31,247, approximately 31,247 of Davis students attend one of Davis's schools that offer visual communications programs.
Davis's largest visual communications school is University of California-Davis. In 2010, approximately 148 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at University of California-Davis.
A total of 163 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Davis in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,421 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Davis visual communications schools was an average of $49,090 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,590 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Davis-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $12,361 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,072.
If you plan on staying in Davis after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Davis, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 27 visual communications professionals in California were working in the greater Davis area. The number of visual communications professionals in Davis is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Davis is $45,790 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.