There are 2 visual communications schools in Albany, New York. With an overall population of 95,658 and a student population of 67,253, approximately 8,463 of Albany students attend one of Albany's schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 2 visual communications schools in Albany, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is The College of Saint Rose. In 2010, The College of Saint Rose graduated approximately 31 students from its visual communications program.
In 2010, 36 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Albany's visual communications schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,188 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,140 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Albany. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,743 per year, on average, for room and board at Albany-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,677.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Albany, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 26,140 visual communications professionals in New York, 450 were working in the greater Albany area. The number of visual communications professionals in Albany is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Albany, you can expect to make an average salary of $45,590 per year. This is higher than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.
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