With an overall population of 9,425 and a student population of 7,486, approximately 3,187 of Potsdam students attend one of Potsdam's schools that offer communications programs.
Potsdam's largest communications school is Clarkson University. In 2010, Clarkson University graduated approximately 12 students from its communications program.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Potsdam in 2010. If you decide to attend a communications school in Potsdam, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $32,910.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,118 per year, on average, for room and board at Potsdam-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Potsdam after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Potsdam, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 28,860 communications professionals in New York, 170 were working in the greater Potsdam area. Potsdam's communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Potsdam is $30,080 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.