Parsons has a total population of 11,514 and a student population of 1,756. Of these students, 1,756 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Parsons, by student population, is Labette Community College. In 2010, Labette Community College graduated approximately 1 students from its communications program.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Parsons in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $6,255 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Parsons communications schools was an average of $7,005 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $825 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Parsons. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $680 per year, on average, for room and board at Parsons-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,575.
If you plan on staying in Parsons after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Parsons, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,660 communications professionals in Kansas. Of these communications professionals, 270 were working in the greater Parsons area. Parsons'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.
As a communications professional in Parsons, 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.