Bemidji has a total population of 11,917 and a student population of 6,854. Of these students, 5,175 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Bemidji, by student population, is Bemidji State University. In 2010, Bemidji State University graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in communications.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in communications in Bemidji in 2010. If you decide to attend a communications school in Bemidji, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $7,202.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,240 per year, on average, for room and board at Bemidji-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,290.
If you plan on staying in Bemidji after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Bemidji, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,430 communications professionals in Minnesota. Of these communications professionals, 170 were working in the greater Bemidji area. The number of communications professionals in Bemidji is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Bemidji, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,050 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.