Towson has a general population of 51,793 and an overall student population of 2,977. Approximately 2,279 of Towson's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Towson, by student population, is Goucher College. In 2010, Goucher College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in visual communications.
In 2009 tuition at visual communications schools in Towson was $33,785 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Towson-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $10,756 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,505.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Towson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 visual communications professionals in Maryland were working in the greater Towson area. The number of visual communications professionals in Towson is expected 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 Towson is $46,390 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.