Cedar Falls has a total population of 36,145 and a student population of 14,191. Of these students, 13,303 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Cedar Falls's largest communications school is University of Northern Iowa. Approximately 64 students graduated in 2010 from University of Northern Iowa with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 86 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Cedar Falls's communications schools. If you decide to attend one of Cedar Falls's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,077 per year in instate tuition and $26,341 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,035 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Cedar Falls-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $6,960 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,097.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Cedar Falls, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,060 communications professionals in Iowa, 150 were working in the greater Cedar Falls area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Cedar Falls will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Cedar Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,980 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.