Mount Pleasant has a general population of 25,946 and an overall student population of 27,472. Approximately 27,247 of Mount Pleasant's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Mount Pleasant, the largest communications school, by student population, is Central Michigan University. In 2010, Central Michigan University graduated approximately 39 students from its communications program.
A reported 71 students graduated with credentials in communications in Mount Pleasant in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Mount Pleasant's communications schools was $20,297 per year for instate students and $33,797 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,896 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 communications professionals in Michigan were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Mount Pleasant will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Mount Pleasant is $27,720 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.