Omaha, Nebraska has 2 visual communications schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in visual communications. Omaha has a general population of 390,007 and an overall student population of 47,574. Approximately 17,130 of Omaha's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Omaha, by student population, is The Creative Center. In 2010, The Creative Center graduated approximately 61 students with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 110 students graduated with a visual communications degree in Omaha. If you decide to attend one of Omaha's visual communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,364 per year in instate tuition and $13,332 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Omaha. And if you live on campus at one of the Omaha-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $4,740 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,152.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Omaha, your job prospects are average. There were 2,100 visual communications professionals working in Nebraska and 690 working in the greater Omaha area in 2010. The number of visual communications professionals in Omaha is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Omaha is $38,760 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.