El Dorado has a total population of 12,057 and a student population of 9,229. Of these students, 9,229 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in El Dorado, the largest communications school, by student population, is Butler Community College. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Butler Community College with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a communications degree from one of El Dorado's communications schools. If you decide to attend one of El Dorado's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,170 per year in instate tuition and $11,670 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,170.
If you plan on staying in El Dorado after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in El Dorado, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,660 communications professionals in Kansas. Of these communications professionals, 240 were working in the greater El Dorado area. The number of communications professionals in El Dorado is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in El Dorado is $36,640 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.