With an overall population of 15,605 and a student population of 2,835, approximately 997 of Waterville students attend one of Waterville's schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Waterville, by student population, is Thomas College. In 2010, Thomas College graduated approximately 4 students from its communications program.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in communications in Waterville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Waterville was $20,440 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Waterville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,410 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,840.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Waterville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 680 communications professionals in Maine, 110 were working in the greater Waterville area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Waterville will decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.