Mount Pleasant has a total population of 8,751 and a student population of 858. Of these students, 858 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Mount Pleasant, the largest communications school, by student population, is Iowa Wesleyan College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Iowa Wesleyan College with credentials in communications.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Mount Pleasant in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Mount Pleasant. And if you live on campus at one of the Mount Pleasant-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $6,842 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 930 communications professionals in Iowa. Of these communications professionals, 240 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. The number of communications professionals in Mount Pleasant is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Mount Pleasant is $18,470 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.