Wilmington has a general population of 72,664 and an overall student population of 3,652. Approximately 226 of Wilmington's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Wilmington, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Delaware College of Art and Design. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Delaware College of Art and Design with credentials in visual communications.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Wilmington in 2010. If you decide to attend a visual communications school in Wilmington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,830.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,735 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,700 per year, on average, for room and board at Wilmington-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,877.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wilmington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 visual communications professionals in Delaware were working in the greater Wilmington area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Wilmington will increase by 6% 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 Wilmington is $49,920 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.