Ypsilanti has a total population of 22,362 and a student population of 22,893. Of these students, 22,893 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Ypsilanti, by student population, is Eastern Michigan University. In 2010, Eastern Michigan University graduated approximately 114 students with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 129 students graduated with a communications degree in Ypsilanti. If you decide to attend one of Ypsilanti's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,114 per year in instate tuition and $33,019 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,785 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,428.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Ypsilanti, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,300 communications professionals in Michigan, 210 were working in the greater Ypsilanti area. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to decrease by -3% in Ypsilanti. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Ypsilanti, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,260 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.