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 visual communications programs.
Kean University is the largest visual communications school in Union, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 27 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Kean University.
A total of 30 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Union in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Union's visual communications 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.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. 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 visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Union, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,950 visual communications professionals in New Jersey. Of these visual communications professionals, 1,260 were working in the greater Union area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to decrease by -2% in Union. 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 Union is $52,550 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.