Greenville has a general population of 60,476 and an overall student population of 27,955. Approximately 27,654 of Greenville's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Greenville's largest communications school is East Carolina University. In 2010, East Carolina University graduated approximately 220 students from its communications program.
A total of 220 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Greenville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,502 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Greenville communications schools was an average of $27,336 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,075 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Greenville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,702.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Greenville, your job prospects are average. There were 4,740 communications professionals working in North Carolina and 40 working in the greater Greenville area in 2010. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Greenville will 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 Greenville is $39,330 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.