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 visual communications programs.
Garden City's largest visual communications school is Garden City Community College. In 2010, Garden City Community College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Garden City's visual communications schools. Tuition in 2009 at Garden City's visual communications schools was $11,308 per year for instate students and $12,012 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $840 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,775 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,896.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Garden City, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 visual communications professionals in Kansas were working in the greater Garden City area. Garden City's visual communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Garden City, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,470 per year. This is lower than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.