With an overall population of 71,538 and a student population of 15,639, approximately 12,461 of New Britain students attend one of New Britain's schools that offer communications programs.
Central Connecticut State University is the largest communications school in New Britain, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 88 students graduated from the Communications program at Central Connecticut State University.
In 2010, 88 students graduated with a communications degree in New Britain. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,442 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all New Britain communications schools was an average of $30,036 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in New Britain. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,122 per year, on average, for room and board at New Britain-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,911.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Britain, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,410 communications professionals in Connecticut, 360 were working in the greater New Britain area. New Britain'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in New Britain is $43,430 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.