With an overall population of 8,399 and a student population of 6,988, approximately 6,988 of Farmingdale students attend one of Farmingdale's schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Farmingdale, by student population, is Farmingdale State College. In 2010, approximately 83 students graduated from the Communications program at Farmingdale State College.
A total of 83 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Farmingdale in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Farmingdale's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,968 per year in instate tuition and $27,868 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,245 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,090 per year, on average, for room and board at Farmingdale-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,530.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Farmingdale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 28,860 communications professionals in New York, 1,540 were working in the greater Farmingdale area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Farmingdale will 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 Farmingdale, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,270 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.