Lakewood has a general population of 36,065 and an overall student population of 9,996. Approximately 3,023 of Lakewood's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Georgian Court University is the largest communications school in Lakewood, based on student population. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Georgian Court University with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a communications degree in Lakewood. If you decide to attend a communications school in Lakewood, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,490.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,350 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lakewood-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $9,386 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,040.
If you plan on staying in Lakewood after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Lakewood, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. There were 3,750 communications professionals working in New Jersey and 620 working in the greater Lakewood area in 2010. Lakewood's communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by -13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Lakewood, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,400 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.