With an overall population of 131,510 and a student population of 26,747, approximately 7,538 of Savannah students attend one of Savannah's schools that offer communications programs.
Savannah's largest communications school is Armstrong Atlantic State University. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Communications program at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a communications degree in Savannah. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,081 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Savannah communications schools was an average of $27,369 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Savannah. And if you live on campus at one of the Savannah-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $6,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,076.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Savannah, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 8,090 communications professionals in Georgia. Of these communications professionals, 200 were working in the greater Savannah area. Savannah's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Savannah is $29,880 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.
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