If you are interested in pursuing communications, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 communications schools in Jackson, Mississippi. Jackson has a total population of 184,256 and a student population of 16,993. Of these students, 11,666 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 2 communications schools in Jackson, the largest communications school, by student population, is Jackson State University. In 2010, Jackson State University graduated approximately 43 students with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 51 students graduated with a communications degree in Jackson. If you decide to attend one of Jackson's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $23,656 per year in instate tuition and $27,018 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,750 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,158 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,634.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Jackson, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,150 communications professionals in Mississippi, 240 were working in the greater Jackson area. Jackson's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Jackson is $40,370 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.
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