New Paltz has a total population of 6,034 and a student population of 7,907. Of these students, 7,907 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in New Paltz, by student population, is State University of New York at New Paltz. Approximately 62 students graduated in 2010 from State University of New York at New Paltz with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 62 students graduated with a communications degree in New Paltz. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,691 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all New Paltz communications schools was an average of $26,591 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,250 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in New Paltz. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,202 per year, on average, for room and board at New Paltz-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 New Paltz, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 20,920 communications professionals in New York, 50 were working in the greater New Paltz area. The number of communications professionals in New Paltz is expected to decrease by -6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in New Paltz, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,000 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.