Lafayette has a total population of 110,257 and a student population of 22,602. Of these students, 16,361 are enrolled in schools that offer public relations programs.
Lafayette's largest public relations school is University of Louisiana at Lafayette. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Public Relations program at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with a public relations degree in Lafayette. If you decide to attend one of Lafayette's public relations schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,764 per year in instate tuition and $21,336 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for public relations related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,680 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,614.
After graduating with your credentials in public relations, if you decide to work as a public relations professional in Lafayette, your job prospects are average. The number of public relations professionals in Lafayette is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.