Cortland has a general population of 18,740 and an overall student population of 7,322. Approximately 7,322 of Cortland's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
SUNY College at Cortland is the largest communications school in Cortland, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 84 students graduated from the Communications program at SUNY College at Cortland.
In 2010, 84 students graduated with a communications degree in Cortland. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,575 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cortland communications schools was an average of $27,475 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,030 per year, on average, for room and board at Cortland-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Cortland, your job prospects are not very good. There were 28,860 communications professionals working in New York and 80 working in the greater Cortland area in 2010. The number of communications professionals in Cortland is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Cortland, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,660 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.