New Albany has a total population of 37,603 and a student population of 6,840. Of these students, 6,840 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Indiana University-Southeast is the largest communications school in New Albany, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Communications program at Indiana University-Southeast.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a communications degree in New Albany. If you decide to attend one of New Albany's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,470 per year in instate tuition and $27,158 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $880 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the New Albany-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $8,860 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,210.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Albany, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 communications professionals in Indiana were working in the greater New Albany area. The number of communications professionals in New Albany is expected to increase by 9% 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 New Albany is $43,030 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.