With an overall population of 85,403 and a student population of 31,885, approximately 6,980 of Trenton students attend one of Trenton's schools that offer visual communications programs.
The College of New Jersey is the largest visual communications school in Trenton, based on student population. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from The College of New Jersey with credentials in visual communications.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in Trenton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Trenton's visual communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,218 per year in instate tuition and $34,904 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Trenton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,996 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Trenton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 8,950 visual communications professionals working in New Jersey and 380 working in the greater Trenton area in 2010. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Trenton will decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Trenton is $53,250 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.