Rockville has a total population of 47,388 and a student population of 26,323. Of these students, 26,147 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Rockville, by student population, is Montgomery College. In 2010, approximately 50 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Montgomery College.
In 2010, 68 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Rockville's visual communications schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,092 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $650 for visual communications related books and supplies each year.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rockville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 visual communications professionals in Maryland were working in the greater Rockville area. Rockville's visual communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Rockville is $58,770 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.