Valparaiso has a total population of 27,428 and a student population of 4,144. Of these students, 4,065 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Valparaiso's largest communications school is Valparaiso University. In 2010, Valparaiso University graduated approximately 4 students from its communications program.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Valparaiso in 2010. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Valparaiso was $28,320 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Valparaiso. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,960 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $31,160.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Valparaiso, your job prospects are not very good. There were 960 communications professionals working in Indiana and 130 working in the greater Valparaiso area in 2010. The number of communications professionals in Valparaiso is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Valparaiso is $21,730 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.