Boca Raton has a total population of 74,764 and a student population of 30,283. Of these students, 27,637 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Boca Raton's largest visual communications school is Florida Atlantic University. In 2010, Florida Atlantic University graduated approximately 90 students with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 90 students graduated with a visual communications degree in Boca Raton. If you decide to attend one of Boca Raton's visual communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,439 per year in instate tuition and $26,116 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Boca Raton. And if you live on campus at one of the Boca Raton-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $9,582 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Boca Raton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 18,080 visual communications professionals in Florida. Of these visual communications professionals, 710 were working in the greater Boca Raton area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Boca Raton will decrease by -1% 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 Boca Raton is $44,680 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.