With an overall population of 45,679 and a student population of 1,250, approximately 852 of Salina students attend one of Salina's schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Salina, the largest communications school, by student population, is Kansas Wesleyan University. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Communications program at Kansas Wesleyan University.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Salina in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,200 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Salina-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Salina, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,660 communications professionals working in Kansas and 270 working in the greater Salina area in 2010. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Salina will 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 Salina is $39,340 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.