West Haven has a total population of 52,360 and a student population of 5,770. Of these students, 5,770 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in West Haven, by student population, is University of New Haven. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from University of New Haven with credentials in visual communications.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in West Haven in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,470 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in West Haven. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,372 per year, on average, for room and board at West Haven-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,770.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in West Haven, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,820 visual communications professionals in Connecticut, 410 were working in the greater West Haven area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in West Haven will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 West Haven is $48,280 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.