Madison has a total population of 16,530 and a student population of 6,172. Of these students, 3,505 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham is the largest communications school in Madison, based on student population. In 2010, Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham graduated approximately 38 students from its communications program.
A total of 46 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Madison in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,174 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $908 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Madison. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,058 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $34,982.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Madison, your job prospects are average. There were 3,400 communications professionals working in New Jersey and 830 working in the greater Madison area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Madison. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Madison, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,730 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.
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