Fairfield has a total population of 9,509 and a student population of 1,199. Of these students, 1,199 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Maharishi University of Management is the largest communications school in Fairfield, based on student population. In 2010, Maharishi University of Management graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a communications degree in Fairfield. If you decide to attend a communications school in Fairfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,430.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Fairfield. And if you live on campus at one of the Fairfield-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $6,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,230.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Fairfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 930 communications professionals in Iowa, 240 were working in the greater Fairfield area. Fairfield's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Fairfield, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,470 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.