Keene has a total population of 22,563 and a student population of 6,292. Of these students, 5,356 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Keene, the largest communications school, by student population, is Keene State College. Approximately 67 students graduated in 2010 from Keene State College with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 67 students graduated with a communications degree in Keene. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,428 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Keene communications schools was an average of $28,598 per year in 2009.
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 $8,444 per year, on average, for room and board at Keene-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,184.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Keene, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 630 communications professionals in New Hampshire, 90 were working in the greater Keene area. The number of communications professionals in Keene is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Keene is $55,480 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.