Emporia has a total population of 26,760 and a student population of 6,920. Of these students, 6,314 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Emporia's largest communications school is Emporia State University. In 2010, Emporia State University graduated approximately 33 students with credentials in communications.
A total of 33 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Emporia in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,372 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Emporia communications schools was an average of $24,576 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Emporia. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,146 per year, on average, for room and board at Emporia-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 Emporia, 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 Emporia area. The number of communications professionals in Emporia is expected 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 Emporia is $39,340 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.