Atchison has a general population of 10,232 and an overall student population of 1,877. Approximately 1,877 of Atchison's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Atchison, the largest communications school, by student population, is Benedictine College. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Benedictine College with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a communications degree in Atchison. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Atchison was $19,500 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,400 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,575 per year, on average, for room and board at Atchison-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Atchison, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,660 communications professionals in Kansas. Of these communications professionals, 270 were working in the greater Atchison area. Atchison's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Atchison is $39,340 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.