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 public relations programs.
Valparaiso University is the largest public relations school in Valparaiso, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Public Relations program at Valparaiso University.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in public relations from public relations schools in Valparaiso in 2010. In 2009 tuition at public relations 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 public relations program in Valparaiso. And if you live on campus at one of the Valparaiso-based public relations schools, you will have an added expense of $7,960 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,160.
After graduating with your credentials in public relations, if you decide to work as a public relations professional in Valparaiso, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 1,090 public relations professionals in Indiana. Of these public relations professionals, 30 were working in the greater Valparaiso area. Valparaiso's public relations professional workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public relations professional in Valparaiso is $63,620 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for public relations professionals.