Ironwood has a general population of 6,293 and an overall student population of 1,162. Approximately 1,162 of Ironwood's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Ironwood, the largest communications school, by student population, is Gogebic Community College. In 2010, Gogebic Community College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in communications.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,413 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ironwood communications schools was an average of $10,219 per year in 2009.
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 communications program in Ironwood. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,790 per year, on average, for room and board at Ironwood-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,623.
If you plan on staying in Ironwood after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Ironwood, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,560 communications professionals in Michigan, 130 were working in the greater Ironwood area. The number of communications professionals in Ironwood is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Ironwood, you can expect to make an average salary of $19,950 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.