Bloomington has a general population of 69,291 and an overall student population of 48,301. Approximately 42,347 of Bloomington's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Bloomington, the largest communications school, by student population, is Indiana University-Bloomington. Approximately 279 students graduated in 2010 from Indiana University-Bloomington with credentials in communications.
A total of 460 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Bloomington in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Bloomington's communications schools was $20,099 per year for instate students and $37,646 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $792 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Bloomington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,546 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Bloomington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 35 communications professionals in Indiana were working in the greater Bloomington area. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to decrease by -2% in Bloomington. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Bloomington is $38,450 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.