Palos Heights has a general population of 11,260 and an overall student population of 1,450. Approximately 1,450 of Palos Heights's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Trinity Christian College is the largest communications school in Palos Heights, based on student population. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Trinity Christian College with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Palos Heights's communications schools. If you decide to attend a communications school in Palos Heights, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,959.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Palos Heights. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,910 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Palos Heights, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 communications professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Palos Heights area. Palos Heights's communications professional workforce is projected 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 Palos Heights is $71,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.