West Long Branch has a total population of 8,258 and a student population of 6,499. Of these students, 6,499 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
West Long Branch's largest communications school is Monmouth University. In 2010, approximately 160 students graduated from the Communications program at Monmouth University.
In 2010, 160 students graduated with a communications degree from one of West Long Branch's communications schools. If you decide to attend a communications school in West Long Branch, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,014.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the West Long Branch-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in West Long Branch, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,750 communications professionals in New Jersey, 620 were working in the greater West Long Branch area. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to decrease by -13% in West Long Branch. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in West Long Branch is $53,400 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.