Forest City has a general population of 4,362 and an overall student population of 558. Approximately 558 of Forest City's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Forest City, by student population, is Waldorf College. In 2010, approximately 31 students graduated from the Communications program at Waldorf College.
A reported 31 students graduated with credentials in communications in Forest City in 2010. If you decide to attend a communications school in Forest City, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,554.
You should also anticipate spending about $940 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Forest City-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $5,954 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Forest City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 communications professionals in Iowa were working in the greater Forest City area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Forest City will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Forest City is $34,990 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.