Pembroke has a general population of 2,399 and an overall student population of 6,661. Approximately 6,661 of Pembroke's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Pembroke, the largest communications school, by student population, is University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Approximately 37 students graduated in 2010 from University of North Carolina at Pembroke with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 37 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Pembroke's communications schools. Tuition in 2009 at Pembroke's communications schools was $15,199 per year for instate students and $24,406 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,450 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,294.
If you plan on staying in Pembroke after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Pembroke, which is the most popular communications profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 33 communications professionals in North Carolina were working in the greater Pembroke area. Pembroke'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.
As a communications professional in Pembroke, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,930 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.