With an overall population of 68,747 and a student population of 6,825, approximately 6,321 of Waterloo students attend one of Waterloo's schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Waterloo, the largest communications school, by student population, is Hawkeye Community College. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Communications program at Hawkeye Community College.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a communications degree in Waterloo. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Waterloo was $3,640 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $940 for communications related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Waterloo, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,060 communications professionals in Iowa. Of these communications professionals, 150 were working in the greater Waterloo area. The number of communications professionals in Waterloo is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Waterloo, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,980 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.