If you decide that you want to get a communications degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 communications schools in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With an overall population of 101,355 and a student population of 49,996, approximately 38,035 of Cambridge students attend one of Cambridge's schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Cambridge, by student population, is Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 2010, Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduated approximately 25 students from its communications program.
A total of 32 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Cambridge in 2010. If you decide to attend a communications school in Cambridge, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $37,397.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,075 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Cambridge-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $11,608 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Cambridge after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Cambridge, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. There were 4,920 communications professionals working in Massachusetts and 2,960 working in the greater Cambridge area in 2010. Cambridge'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 Cambridge is $57,130 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.
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