Troy, New York has 2 visual communications schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in visual communications. Troy has a general population of 49,170 and an overall student population of 21,055. Approximately 7,650 of Troy's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Troy, by student population, is Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. In 2010, approximately 42 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
A total of 100 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Troy in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $33,477 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Troy. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,407 per year, on average, for room and board at Troy-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,790.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Troy, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 visual communications professionals in New York were working in the greater Troy area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 1% in Troy. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Troy is $45,590 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.
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