Kalamazoo, Michigan has 2 visual communications schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in visual communications. With an overall population of 77,145 and a student population of 38,972, approximately 36,575 of Kalamazoo students attend one of Kalamazoo's schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 2 visual communications schools in Kalamazoo, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Kalamazoo Valley Community College. In 2010, Kalamazoo Valley Community College graduated approximately 11 students from its visual communications program.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Kalamazoo in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,298 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kalamazoo visual communications schools was an average of $31,418 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Kalamazoo-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $7,784 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,169.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Kalamazoo, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 36 visual communications professionals in Michigan were working in the greater Kalamazoo area. Kalamazoo's visual communications professional workforce is projected to 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 Kalamazoo is $33,610 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.
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