Cullowhee has a total population of 3,579 and a student population of 9,429. Of these students, 9,429 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Cullowhee, the largest communications school, by student population, is Western Carolina University. In 2010, Western Carolina University graduated approximately 68 students from its communications program.
In 2010, 68 students graduated with a communications degree in Cullowhee. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,470 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cullowhee communications schools was an average of $24,067 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,006 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,982 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Cullowhee, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 4,740 communications professionals in North Carolina, 140 were working in the greater Cullowhee area. Cullowhee's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Cullowhee is $31,120 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.