Old Westbury has a total population of 4,228 and a student population of 13,068. Of these students, 9,171 are enrolled in schools that offer public relations programs.
The largest public relations school in Old Westbury, by student population, is New York Institute of Technology. In 2010, New York Institute of Technology graduated approximately 24 students from its public relations program.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a public relations degree from one of Old Westbury's public relations schools. If you decide to attend a public relations school in Old Westbury, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,140.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for public relations related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,520 per year, on average, for room and board at Old Westbury-based public relations schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,430.
Many public relations graduates choose to work as public relations professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Old Westbury, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 public relations professionals in New York were working in the greater Old Westbury area. The number of public relations professionals in Old Westbury is expected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public relations professional in Old Westbury is $110,670 per year, which is higher than the average for public relations professionals state-wide.