North Platte has a total population of 23,878 and a student population of 2,765. Of these students, 2,765 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in North Platte, by student population, is Mid-Plains Community College. In 2010, Mid-Plains Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in visual communications.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in North Platte in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at North Platte's visual communications schools was $11,140 per year for instate students and $11,800 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,180.
If you plan on staying in North Platte after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in North Platte, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 visual communications professionals in Nebraska were working in the greater North Platte area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 10% in North Platte. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in North Platte is $30,130 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.