Tampa, Florida has 2 visual communications schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in visual communications. Tampa has a total population of 303,447 and a student population of 90,964. Of these students, 46,313 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
University of South Florida-Main Campus is the largest visual communications school in Tampa, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at University of South Florida-Main Campus.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Tampa in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,078 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Tampa visual communications schools was an average of $31,483 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,277 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,523 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $25,320.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Tampa, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 18,080 visual communications professionals in Florida, 1,860 were working in the greater Tampa area. The number of visual communications professionals in Tampa is expected to 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 Tampa is $38,230 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.
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