With an overall population of 15,874 and a student population of 600, approximately 600 of Laurinburg students attend one of Laurinburg's schools that offer communications programs.
St Andrews Presbyterian College is the largest communications school in Laurinburg, based on student population. In 2010, St Andrews Presbyterian College graduated approximately 4 students from its communications program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Laurinburg's communications schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,190 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Laurinburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Laurinburg-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $8,762 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,900.
If you plan on staying in Laurinburg after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Laurinburg, which is the most popular communications profession, are average. In 2010, there were 4,740 communications professionals in North Carolina. Of these communications professionals, 120 were working in the greater Laurinburg area. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Laurinburg. 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 Laurinburg is $22,930 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.