Syracuse has a total population of 147,306 and a student population of 40,837. Of these students, 19,638 are enrolled in schools that offer public relations programs.
Syracuse's largest public relations school is Syracuse University. In 2010, Syracuse University graduated approximately 59 students from its public relations program.
A total of 59 students graduated with credentials in public relations from public relations schools in Syracuse in 2010. In 2009 tuition at public relations schools in Syracuse was $34,926 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,306 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public relations program in Syracuse. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,374 per year, on average, for room and board at Syracuse-based public relations schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many public relations graduates choose to work as public relations professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Syracuse, your job prospects are not very good. There were 6,680 public relations professionals working in New York and 80 working in the greater Syracuse area in 2010. The number of public relations professionals in Syracuse is expected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Syracuse is $81,570 per year, which is lower than the average for public relations professionals state-wide.