Warrensburg has a general population of 16,340 and an overall student population of 11,230. Approximately 11,191 of Warrensburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Warrensburg, by student population, is University of Central Missouri. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at University of Central Missouri.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Warrensburg's visual communications schools. Tuition in 2009 at Warrensburg's visual communications schools was $16,255 per year for instate students and $22,840 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $750 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,320 per year, on average, for room and board at Warrensburg-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Warrensburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,880 visual communications professionals in Missouri. Of these visual communications professionals, 170 were working in the greater Warrensburg area. Warrensburg's visual communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Warrensburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,700 per year. This is lower than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.