New Paltz has a general population of 6,034 and an overall student population of 7,907. Approximately 7,907 of New Paltz's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
New Paltz's largest visual communications school is State University of New York at New Paltz. In 2010, State University of New York at New Paltz graduated approximately 67 students with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 78 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of New Paltz's visual communications schools. If you decide to attend one of New Paltz's visual communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,691 per year in instate tuition and $26,591 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,202 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in New Paltz, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 75 visual communications professionals in New York were working in the greater New Paltz area. The number of visual communications professionals in New Paltz is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in New Paltz, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,240 per year. This is lower than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.