South Lancaster has a general population of 1,742 and an overall student population of 468. Approximately 468 of South Lancaster's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in South Lancaster, the largest communications school, by student population, is Atlantic Union College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Communications program at Atlantic Union College.
In 2009 tuition at communications schools in South Lancaster was $16,570 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $960 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the South Lancaster-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,030.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in South Lancaster, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,950 communications professionals in Massachusetts, 180 were working in the greater South Lancaster area. South Lancaster's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 2% 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 South Lancaster is $45,800 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.