With an overall population of 19,243 and a student population of 7,277, approximately 7,277 of Pittsburg students attend one of Pittsburg's schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Pittsburg, the largest communications school, by student population, is Pittsburg State University. In 2010, Pittsburg State University graduated approximately 73 students with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 73 students graduated with a communications degree in Pittsburg. Tuition in 2009 at Pittsburg's communications schools was $14,862 per year for instate students and $23,386 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pittsburg-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $5,744 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,102.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Pittsburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,660 communications professionals in Kansas. Of these communications professionals, 270 were working in the greater Pittsburg area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Pittsburg will 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 Pittsburg, 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.