Pocatello has a total population of 51,466 and a student population of 13,585. Of these students, 13,493 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Pocatello, by student population, is Idaho State University. In 2010, Idaho State University graduated approximately 28 students from its communications program.
A total of 37 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Pocatello in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,092 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pocatello communications schools was an average of $24,894 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. There were 870 communications professionals working in Idaho and 40 working in the greater Pocatello area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to increase by 13% in Pocatello. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Pocatello is $29,910 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.