With an overall population of 44,831 and a student population of 24,547, approximately 23,581 of Manhattan students attend one of Manhattan's schools that offer communications programs.
Manhattan's largest communications school is Kansas State University. In 2010, Kansas State University graduated approximately 30 students from its communications program.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with a communications degree in Manhattan. If you decide to attend one of Manhattan's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,399 per year in instate tuition and $29,106 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,195 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Manhattan. And if you live on campus at one of the Manhattan-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $6,752 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,647.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Manhattan, your job prospects are not very good. There were 780 communications professionals working in Kansas and 60 working in the greater Manhattan area in 2010. The number of communications professionals in Manhattan is expected to decrease by -8% 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 Manhattan is $25,060 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.