With an overall population of 50,269 and a student population of 5,617, approximately 5,617 of Bowie students attend one of Bowie's schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Bowie, by student population, is Bowie State University. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Bowie State University.
Tuition in 2009 at Bowie's visual communications schools was $18,645 per year for instate students and $29,083 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,800 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bowie-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $8,135 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,511.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bowie, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 visual communications professionals in Maryland were working in the greater Bowie area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Bowie will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Bowie is $57,920 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.