With an overall population of 23,743 and a student population of 12,318, approximately 8,204 of Salisbury students attend one of Salisbury's schools that offer communications programs.
Salisbury's largest communications school is Salisbury University. In 2010, Salisbury University graduated approximately 176 students from its communications program.
A total of 176 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Salisbury in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Salisbury's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,688 per year in instate tuition and $27,184 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Salisbury-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $8,070 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,618.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Salisbury, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,010 communications professionals working in Maryland and 40 working in the greater Salisbury area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to decrease by -10% in Salisbury. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Salisbury, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,680 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.