Newport has a total population of 17,048 and a student population of 15,498. Of these students, 15,378 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Newport, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Northern Kentucky University. In 2010, Northern Kentucky University graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in visual communications.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in Newport in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,509 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Newport visual communications schools was an average of $23,509 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Newport-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $6,455 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,054.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Newport, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,390 visual communications professionals in Kentucky. Of these visual communications professionals, 1,730 were working in the greater Newport area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 7% in Newport. This anticipated 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 Newport is $43,030 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.
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