Wayne has a general population of 54,069 and an overall student population of 11,241. Approximately 10,820 of Wayne's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Wayne, by student population, is William Paterson University of New Jersey. In 2010, approximately 187 students graduated from the Communications program at William Paterson University of New Jersey.
A total of 189 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Wayne in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Wayne's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,668 per year in instate tuition and $31,422 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wayne-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,688.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wayne, your job prospects are average. There were 3,400 communications professionals working in New Jersey and 20,550 working in the greater Wayne area in 2010. The number of communications professionals in Wayne is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Wayne is $61,320 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.