Dodge City has a general population of 25,176 and an overall student population of 1,706. Approximately 1,706 of Dodge City's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Dodge City, by student population, is Dodge City Community College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Communications program at Dodge City Community College.
If you decide to attend one of Dodge City's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,536 per year in instate tuition and $12,016 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,502 per year, on average, for room and board at Dodge City-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,034.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Dodge City, 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 Dodge City area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Dodge City will 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 Dodge City is $39,340 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.