Brookline has a total population of 57,107 and a student population of 1,356. Of these students, 994 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Brookline's largest communications school is Newbury College-Brookline. In 2010, Newbury College-Brookline graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Brookline's communications schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,500 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,230 per year, on average, for room and board at Brookline-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,500.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Brookline, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,920 communications professionals in Massachusetts, 2,960 were working in the greater Brookline area. Brookline's communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Brookline is $57,130 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.