With an overall population of 76,939 and a student population of 14,289, approximately 4,473 of Albany students attend one of Albany's schools that offer communications programs.
Albany State University is the largest communications school in Albany, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Communications program at Albany State University.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Albany in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Albany's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,736 per year in instate tuition and $24,028 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,700 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Albany-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $5,240 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Albany, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 81 communications professionals in Georgia were working in the greater Albany area. Albany's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Albany, you can expect to make an average salary of $26,850 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.