Garden City has a total population of 28,451 and a student population of 2,054. Of these students, 2,054 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Garden City, by student population, is Garden City Community College. In 2010, Garden City Community College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Garden City's communications schools. If you decide to attend one of Garden City's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,308 per year in instate tuition and $12,012 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $840 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,775 per year, on average, for room and board at Garden City-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,896.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Garden City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,660 communications professionals in Kansas, 270 were working in the greater Garden City area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Garden City will 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 Garden City is $39,340 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.