Cedar Falls has a total population of 36,145 and a student population of 13,400. Of these students, 13,303 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
University of Northern Iowa is the largest visual communications school in Cedar Falls, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 27 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at University of Northern Iowa.
A reported 27 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in Cedar Falls in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Cedar Falls's visual communications schools was $18,077 per year for instate students and $26,341 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,035 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. 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 decide to work as a visual communications professional in Cedar Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,100 visual communications professionals in Iowa, 130 were working in the greater Cedar Falls area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 12% in Cedar Falls. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Cedar Falls is $39,300 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.