With an overall population of 2,642 and a student population of 722, approximately 722 of Sterling students attend one of Sterling's schools that offer communications programs.
Sterling College is the largest communications school in Sterling, based on student population. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Sterling College with credentials in communications.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in communications in Sterling in 2010. If you decide to attend a communications school in Sterling, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,000.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $750 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Sterling. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,430 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Sterling after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Sterling, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 communications professionals in Kansas were working in the greater Sterling area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Sterling will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Sterling is $39,340 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.