Alma has a general population of 9,275 and an overall student population of 1,444. Approximately 1,444 of Alma's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Alma, by student population, is Alma College. In 2010, Alma College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in visual communications.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,068 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,518 per year, on average, for room and board at Alma-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,328.
If you plan on staying in Alma after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Alma, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are average. In 2010, there were 7,180 visual communications professionals in Michigan. Of these visual communications professionals, 280 were working in the greater Alma area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Alma will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Alma is $30,890 per year, which is lower than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.