With an overall population of 5,409 and a student population of 2,237, approximately 2,237 of Gunnison students attend one of Gunnison's schools that offer communications programs.
Gunnison's largest communications school is Western State College of Colorado. In 2010, Western State College of Colorado graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in communications.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in communications in Gunnison in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Gunnison's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,725 per year in instate tuition and $25,881 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,456 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Gunnison after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Gunnison, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,620 communications professionals in Colorado. Of these communications professionals, 170 were working in the greater Gunnison area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Gunnison will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Gunnison, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,080 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.