With an overall population of 9,832 and a student population of 1,636, approximately 1,636 of Pella students attend one of Pella's schools that offer communications programs.
Pella's largest communications school is Central College. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Communications program at Central College.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Pella's communications schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,010 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $980 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,368 per year, on average, for room and board at Pella-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Pella after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Pella, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 930 communications professionals in Iowa. Of these communications professionals, 240 were working in the greater Pella area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Pella will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Pella, 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.