With an overall population of 50,731 and a student population of 28,104, approximately 27,945 of Ames students attend one of Ames's schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Ames, the largest communications school, by student population, is Iowa State University. In 2010, approximately 74 students graduated from the Communications program at Iowa State University.
A reported 74 students graduated with credentials in communications 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 communications schools was an average of $29,586 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ames-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $7,277 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,175.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Ames is $39,170 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.