With an overall population of 25,780 and a student population of 2,842, approximately 1,462 of Helena students attend one of Helena's schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Helena, the largest communications school, by student population, is Carroll College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Carroll College with credentials in communications.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in communications in Helena in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,384 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,512 per year, on average, for room and board at Helena-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Helena, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 720 communications professionals in Montana. Of these communications professionals, 190 were working in the greater Helena area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Helena will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Helena is $41,100 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.