Worcester has a general population of 172,648 and an overall student population of 31,163. Approximately 2,794 of Worcester's students are enrolled in schools that offer public relations programs.
Assumption College is the largest public relations school in Worcester, based on student population. In 2010, Assumption College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in public relations.
In 2009 tuition at public relations schools in Worcester was $30,171 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public relations program in Worcester. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,070 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $33,171.
If you decide to work as a public relations professional in Worcester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 23 public relations professionals in Massachusetts were working in the greater Worcester area. The number of public relations professionals in Worcester is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public relations professional in Worcester is $89,970 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for public relations professionals.