With an overall population of 1,748 and a student population of 1,336, approximately 1,336 of Houghton students attend one of Houghton's schools that offer communications programs.
Houghton College is the largest communications school in Houghton, based on student population. In 2010, Houghton College graduated approximately 19 students from its communications program.
A reported 19 students graduated with credentials in communications in Houghton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Houghton was $24,440 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Houghton. And if you live on campus at one of the Houghton-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,340.
If you plan on staying in Houghton after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Houghton, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 28,860 communications professionals in New York. Of these communications professionals, 140 were working in the greater Houghton area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Houghton 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 Houghton is $29,030 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.