With an overall population of 80,098 and a student population of 30,472, approximately 29,242 of Lawrence students attend one of Lawrence's schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Lawrence, the largest communications school, by student population, is University of Kansas. In 2010, University of Kansas graduated approximately 227 students with credentials in communications.
A reported 227 students graduated with credentials in communications in Lawrence in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Lawrence's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,156 per year in instate tuition and $32,125 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Lawrence. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,354.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Lawrence, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,660 communications professionals working in Kansas and 90 working in the greater Lawrence area in 2010. Lawrence's communications professional workforce is projected 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 Lawrence is $26,960 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.