With an overall population of 107,789 and a student population of 16,251, approximately 7,857 of South Bend students attend one of South Bend's schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in South Bend, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral.
A total of 14 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in South Bend in 2010. In 2009 tuition at visual communications schools in South Bend was $3,090 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,060 for visual communications related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in South Bend, your job prospects are good. There were 4,810 visual communications professionals working in Indiana and 200 working in the greater South Bend area in 2010. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in South Bend will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in South Bend is $33,400 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.