With an overall population of 13,178 and a student population of 4,206, approximately 4,206 of Brainerd students attend one of Brainerd's schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Brainerd, by student population, is Central Lakes College-Brainerd. In 2010, Central Lakes College-Brainerd graduated approximately 14 students from its visual communications program.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Brainerd's visual communications schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $5,019 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Brainerd.
If you plan on staying in Brainerd after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Brainerd, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,420 visual communications professionals in Minnesota, 260 were working in the greater Brainerd area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Brainerd will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Brainerd, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,890 per year. This is lower than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.