With an overall population of 8,968 and a student population of 1,800, approximately 1,800 of Waverly students attend one of Waverly's schools that offer communications programs.
Wartburg College is the largest communications school in Waverly, based on student population. Approximately 35 students graduated in 2010 from Wartburg College with credentials in communications.
A reported 35 students graduated with credentials in communications in Waverly in 2010. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Waverly was $27,450 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,010 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,615 per year, on average, for room and board at Waverly-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Waverly, 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 Waverly area. The number of communications professionals in Waverly is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Waverly is $40,980 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.