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 visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in New Britain, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Central Connecticut State University. In 2010, Central Connecticut State University graduated approximately 29 students with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of New Britain's visual communications schools. Tuition in 2009 at New Britain's visual communications schools was $20,442 per year for instate students and $30,036 per year for out of state students.
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 visual communications program in New Britain. And if you live on campus at one of the New Britain-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $9,122 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,911.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in New Britain, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,820 visual communications professionals in Connecticut. Of these visual communications professionals, 820 were working in the greater New Britain area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in New Britain will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in New Britain, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,040 per year. This is higher than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.