Liberal has a general population of 19,666 and an overall student population of 1,850. Approximately 1,850 of Liberal's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Liberal, by student population, is Seward County Community College and Area Technical School. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Communications program at Seward County Community College and Area Technical School.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,384 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Liberal communications schools was an average of $11,120 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Liberal-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,148.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Liberal, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,660 communications professionals working in Kansas and 270 working in the greater Liberal area in 2010. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Liberal will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Liberal, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,340 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.
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