Rensselaer has a general population of 5,294 and an overall student population of 1,011. Approximately 1,011 of Rensselaer's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Rensselaer's largest communications school is Saint Josephs College. In 2010, Saint Josephs College graduated approximately 4 students from its communications program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a communications degree in Rensselaer. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Rensselaer was $24,530 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Rensselaer. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,420 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 Rensselaer, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 960 communications professionals in Indiana, 130 were working in the greater Rensselaer area. The number of communications professionals in Rensselaer is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Rensselaer, you can expect to make an average salary of $21,730 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.