Ames has a general population of 50,731 and an overall student population of 28,104. Approximately 27,945 of Ames's students are enrolled in schools that offer advertising programs.
Of the 1 advertising schools in Ames, the largest advertising school, by student population, is Iowa State University. Approximately 42 students graduated in 2010 from Iowa State University with credentials in advertising.
A reported 42 students graduated with credentials in advertising in Ames in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,366 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ames advertising schools was an average of $29,586 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a advertising program in Ames. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,277 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,175.
Many advertising graduates choose to work as advertisers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ames, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of advertisers in Ames will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for advertisers.
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