With an overall population of 54,405 and a student population of 17,065, approximately 15,051 of Union students attend one of Union's schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Union, by student population, is Kean University. Approximately 51 students graduated in 2010 from Kean University with credentials in communications.
A total of 51 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Union in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Union's communications schools was $25,184 per year for instate students and $29,819 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Union. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,237 per year, on average, for room and board at Union-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
If you plan on staying in Union after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Union, which is the most popular communications profession, are average. In 2010, of the 3,400 communications professionals in New Jersey, 830 were working in the greater Union area. Union's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Union, 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.