Union has a general population of 54,405 and an overall student population of 17,065. Approximately 15,051 of Union's students are enrolled in schools that offer public relations programs.
Union's largest public relations school is Kean University. In 2010, Kean University graduated approximately 8 students from its public relations program.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a public relations degree from one of Union's public relations schools. If you decide to attend one of Union's public relations schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,184 per year in instate tuition and $29,819 per year in out of state tuition.
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 public relations program in Union. And if you live on campus at one of the Union-based public relations schools, you will have an added expense of $12,237 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
After graduating with your credentials in public relations, if you decide to work as a public relations professional in Union, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,500 public relations professionals working in New Jersey and 650 working in the greater Union area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of public relations professionals is expected to increase by 7% in Union. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.