Rochester has a general population of 10,467 and an overall student population of 19,810. Approximately 18,918 of Rochester's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Rochester, by student population, is Oakland University. In 2010, Oakland University graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in visual communications.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in Rochester in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,262 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Rochester visual communications schools was an average of $30,977 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,107 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,350 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,390.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rochester, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 7,180 visual communications professionals in Michigan, 1,450 were working in the greater Rochester area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Rochester. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Rochester, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,020 per year. This is higher than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.