Crookston has a total population of 8,192 and a student population of 2,279. Of these students, 2,279 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Crookston, the largest communications school, by student population, is University of Minnesota-Crookston. In 2010, University of Minnesota-Crookston graduated approximately 12 students from its communications program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a communications degree in Crookston. If you decide to attend a communications school in Crookston, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $9,988.
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 at one of the Crookston-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $6,254 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,788.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Crookston, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,430 communications professionals working in Minnesota and 50 working in the greater Crookston area in 2010. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Crookston will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Crookston is $50,030 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.