Waltham has a total population of 59,226 and a student population of 11,226. Of these students, 5,628 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Waltham's largest communications school is Bentley University. In 2010, approximately 44 students graduated from the Communications program at Bentley University.
A total of 44 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Waltham in 2010. If you decide to attend a communications school in Waltham, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $35,828.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Waltham. And if you live on campus at one of the Waltham-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $11,740 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $42,383.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Waltham, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 communications professionals in Massachusetts were working in the greater Waltham area. The number of communications professionals in Waltham is expected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Waltham, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,130 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.