With an overall population of 48,573 and a student population of 37,571, approximately 37,366 of New Brunswick students attend one of New Brunswick's schools that offer communications programs.
Rutgers University-New Brunswick is the largest communications school in New Brunswick, based on student population. In 2010, Rutgers University-New Brunswick graduated approximately 367 students from its communications program.
A reported 367 students graduated with credentials in communications in New Brunswick in 2010. If you decide to attend one of New Brunswick's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,338 per year in instate tuition and $37,510 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,431 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the New Brunswick-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $10,676 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,161.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in New Brunswick, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,750 communications professionals in New Jersey. Of these communications professionals, 620 were working in the greater New Brunswick area. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to decrease by -13% in New Brunswick. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in New Brunswick, 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.