With an overall population of 195,182 and a student population of 16,781, approximately 907 of Augusta students attend one of Augusta's schools that offer public relations programs.
Paine College is the largest public relations school in Augusta, based on student population. In 2010, Paine College graduated approximately 4 students from its public relations program.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in public relations in Augusta in 2010. If you decide to attend a public relations school in Augusta, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $11,794.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for public relations related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Augusta-based public relations schools, you will have an added expense of $5,748 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,744.
After graduating with your credentials in public relations, if you decide to work as a public relations professional in Augusta, your job prospects are good. There were 1,770 public relations professionals working in Georgia and 60 working in the greater Augusta area in 2010. Augusta's public relations professional workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.
As a public relations professional in Augusta, you can expect to make an average salary of $85,030 per year. This is higher than the average salary for public relations professionals in the state.