Ottawa has a general population of 11,921 and an overall student population of 525. Approximately 525 of Ottawa's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Ottawa, by student population, is Ottawa University. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Communications program at Ottawa University.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Ottawa in 2010. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Ottawa was $19,450 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,496 per year, on average, for room and board at Ottawa-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Ottawa after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Ottawa, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,660 communications professionals in Kansas, 1,110 were working in the greater Ottawa area. Ottawa's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 1% 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 Ottawa is $44,020 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.