With an overall population of 260,512 and a student population of 45,371, approximately 1,092 of Lexington students attend one of Lexington's schools that offer visual communications programs.
Lexington's largest visual communications school is Transylvania University. In 2010, Transylvania University graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in visual communications.
If you decide to attend a visual communications school in Lexington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,280.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lexington-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,130.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lexington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,390 visual communications professionals in Kentucky, 260 were working in the greater Lexington area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 7% in Lexington. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Lexington is $40,930 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.