Plattsburgh has a general population of 18,816 and an overall student population of 8,760. Approximately 6,453 of Plattsburgh's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Plattsburgh's largest communications school is SUNY College at Plattsburgh. In 2010, SUNY College at Plattsburgh graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in communications.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in communications in Plattsburgh in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Plattsburgh's communications schools was $17,645 per year for instate students and $25,545 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Plattsburgh. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Plattsburgh-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,391.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Plattsburgh, your job prospects are not very good. There were 28,860 communications professionals working in New York and 170 working in the greater Plattsburgh area in 2010. Plattsburgh's communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Plattsburgh, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,080 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.