Fort Valley has a general population of 8,005 and an overall student population of 3,553. Approximately 3,553 of Fort Valley's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Fort Valley State University is the largest communications school in Fort Valley, based on student population. In 2010, Fort Valley State University graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Fort Valley's communications schools. If you decide to attend one of Fort Valley's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,890 per year in instate tuition and $29,504 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,728 per year, on average, for room and board at Fort Valley-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Fort Valley, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 41 communications professionals in Georgia were working in the greater Fort Valley area. The number of communications professionals in Fort Valley is expected 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 Fort Valley, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,100 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.