Purchase's largest visual communications school is SUNY at Purchase College. In 2010, SUNY at Purchase College graduated approximately 24 students with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Purchase's visual communications schools. Tuition in 2009 at Purchase's visual communications schools was $19,695 per year for instate students and $27,595 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,230 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,065.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Purchase, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Purchase will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.