With an overall population of 107,271 and a student population of 9,880, approximately 6,725 of Waterbury students attend one of Waterbury's schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Waterbury, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Naugatuck Valley Community College. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Naugatuck Valley Community College.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Waterbury's visual communications schools. In 2009 tuition at visual communications schools in Waterbury was $3,200 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for visual communications related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Waterbury, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 54 visual communications professionals in Connecticut were working in the greater Waterbury area. The number of visual communications professionals in Waterbury is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Waterbury is $38,220 per year, which is lower than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.