Hempstead has a general population of 56,554 and an overall student population of 13,507. Approximately 12,068 of Hempstead's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Hempstead's largest communications school is Hofstra University. In 2010, Hofstra University graduated approximately 25 students with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 36 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Hempstead's communications schools. If you decide to attend a communications school in Hempstead, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,130.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Hempstead. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,330 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $34,022.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Hempstead, 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 Hempstead area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Hempstead will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Hempstead is $47,270 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.