Olathe has a general population of 92,962 and an overall student population of 1,976. Approximately 1,778 of Olathe's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Olathe, the largest communications school, by student population, is MidAmerica Nazarene University. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from MidAmerica Nazarene University with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a communications degree in Olathe. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Olathe was $19,146 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,180 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Olathe. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,452 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,315.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Olathe, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,660 communications professionals in Kansas, 1,110 were working in the greater Olathe area. The number of communications professionals in Olathe is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Olathe, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,020 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.