Danbury has a general population of 74,848 and an overall student population of 6,723. Approximately 6,617 of Danbury's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Danbury's largest communications school is Western Connecticut State University. In 2010, Western Connecticut State University graduated approximately 63 students from its communications program.
In 2010, 69 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Danbury's communications schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,055 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Danbury communications schools was an average of $31,747 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,517 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,640.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Danbury, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 communications professionals in Connecticut were working in the greater Danbury area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Danbury will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Danbury is $56,360 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.