Pueblo has a general population of 102,121 and an overall student population of 13,035. Approximately 6,443 of Pueblo's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Pueblo, by student population, is Colorado State University-Pueblo. Approximately 45 students graduated in 2010 from Colorado State University-Pueblo with credentials in communications.
A reported 45 students graduated with credentials in communications in Pueblo in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Pueblo's communications schools was $17,030 per year for instate students and $27,422 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Pueblo. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,920 per year, on average, for room and board at Pueblo-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,642.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pueblo, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 81 communications professionals in Colorado were working in the greater Pueblo area. Pueblo's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Pueblo, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,360 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.