Salisbury has a general population of 26,462 and an overall student population of 10,025. Approximately 1,358 of Salisbury's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Catawba College is the largest communications school in Salisbury, based on student population. In 2010, Catawba College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a communications degree in Salisbury. If you decide to attend a communications school in Salisbury, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $23,740.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Salisbury-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,335.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Salisbury, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 4,740 communications professionals in North Carolina, 230 were working in the greater Salisbury area. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Salisbury. 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 Salisbury is $41,900 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.