Boulder has a general population of 94,673 and an overall student population of 34,443. Approximately 1,073 of Boulder's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Boulder, by student population, is Naropa University. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Naropa University with credentials in visual communications.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in Boulder in 2010. In 2009 tuition at visual communications schools in Boulder was $23,520 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Boulder-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $9,288 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 Boulder after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Boulder, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,500 visual communications professionals in Colorado. Of these visual communications professionals, 390 were working in the greater Boulder area. Boulder's visual communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Boulder is $44,600 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.