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 public relations programs.
Cedar Falls's largest public relations school is University of Northern Iowa. In 2010, University of Northern Iowa graduated approximately 43 students with credentials in public relations.
In 2010, 43 students graduated with a public relations degree in Cedar Falls. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,077 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cedar Falls public relations schools was an average of $26,341 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,035 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public relations program in Cedar Falls. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,960 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,097.
If you plan on staying in Cedar Falls after graduating from public relations school, you should know that job prospects for public relations professionals in Cedar Falls, which is the most popular public relations profession, are good. In 2010, of the 500 public relations professionals in Iowa, 30 were working in the greater Cedar Falls area. The number of public relations professionals in Cedar Falls is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.
As a public relations professional in Cedar Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,130 per year. This is lower than the average salary for public relations professionals in the state.