Marion has a general population of 31,320 and an overall student population of 15,426. Approximately 15,345 of Marion's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Indiana Wesleyan University is the largest communications school in Marion, based on student population. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Indiana Wesleyan University with credentials in communications.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Marion in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,496 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Marion-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $6,770 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,899.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Marion, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 3,240 communications professionals in Indiana. Of these communications professionals, 90 were working in the greater Marion area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Marion will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Marion, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,440 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.