Of the 1 communications schools in Hamden, the largest communications school, by student population, is Quinnipiac University. In 2010, Quinnipiac University graduated approximately 64 students with credentials in communications.
A total of 84 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Hamden in 2010. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Hamden was $32,400 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Hamden. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,380 per year, on average, for room and board at Hamden-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,600.
If you plan on staying in Hamden after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Hamden, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 communications professionals in Connecticut were working in the greater Hamden area. Hamden's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Hamden, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,020 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.