Huntington has a general population of 17,450 and an overall student population of 1,270. Approximately 1,270 of Huntington's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Huntington, the largest communications school, by student population, is Huntington University. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Huntington University with credentials in communications.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Huntington in 2010. If you decide to attend a communications school in Huntington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,290.
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 Huntington-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $7,180 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home 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 Huntington, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,760 communications professionals working in Indiana and 130 working in the greater Huntington area in 2010. Huntington's communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. 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 Huntington is $34,350 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.