With an overall population of 5,634 and a student population of 2,712, approximately 2,712 of Chadron students attend one of Chadron's schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Chadron, by student population, is Chadron State College. In 2010, Chadron State College graduated approximately 4 students from its communications program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Chadron's communications schools. If you decide to attend one of Chadron's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,280 per year in instate tuition and $16,950 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Chadron-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $4,888 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Chadron after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Chadron, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,120 communications professionals in Nebraska. Of these communications professionals, 110 were working in the greater Chadron area. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to increase by 1% in Chadron. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Chadron, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,920 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.