With an overall population of 9,841 and a student population of 1,379, approximately 1,379 of Monmouth students attend one of Monmouth's schools that offer communications programs.
Monmouth's largest communications school is Monmouth College. In 2010, Monmouth College graduated approximately 16 students from its communications program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Monmouth's communications schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,950 per year in tuition costs.
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 at one of the Monmouth-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $7,300 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Monmouth after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Monmouth, which is the most popular communications profession, are average. There were 6,950 communications professionals working in Illinois and 360 working in the greater Monmouth area in 2010. The number of communications professionals in Monmouth is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. 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 Monmouth is $44,690 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.