There are 2 communications schools in Normal, Illinois. With an overall population of 45,386 and a student population of 26,450, approximately 26,450 of Normal students attend one of Normal's schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Normal, by student population, is Illinois State University. Approximately 99 students graduated in 2010 from Illinois State University with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 145 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Normal's communications schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,751 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Normal communications schools was an average of $28,781 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,017 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Normal. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,882 per year, on average, for room and board at Normal-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,990.
If you plan on staying in Normal after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Normal, which is the most popular communications profession, are good. In 2010, of the 6,900 communications professionals in Illinois, 60 were working in the greater Normal area. The number of communications professionals in Normal is expected to increase by 12% 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 Normal is $22,880 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.
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