Murfreesboro has a total population of 2,045 and a student population of 1,076. Of these students, 1,076 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Murfreesboro, by student population, is Chowan University. In 2010, Chowan University graduated approximately 7 students from its communications program.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Murfreesboro in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,140 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $880 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Murfreesboro. And if you live on campus at one of the Murfreesboro-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $7,310 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Murfreesboro after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Murfreesboro, which is the most popular communications profession, are average. There were 4,740 communications professionals working in North Carolina and 180 working in the greater Murfreesboro area in 2010. The number of communications professionals in Murfreesboro is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Murfreesboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,600 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.