There are 2 visual communications schools in San Marcos, California. San Marcos has a general population of 54,977 and an overall student population of 37,388. Approximately 37,209 of San Marcos's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in San Marcos, by student population, is California State University-San Marcos. In 2010, California State University-San Marcos graduated approximately 38 students from its visual communications program.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with a visual communications degree in San Marcos. If you decide to attend one of San Marcos's visual communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,394 per year in instate tuition and $31,554 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the San Marcos-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $8,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,446.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in San Marcos, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,500 visual communications professionals in California. Of these visual communications professionals, 2,230 were working in the greater San Marcos area. The number of visual communications professionals in San Marcos 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 San Marcos is $47,190 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.
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