Wilmington has a total population of 75,838 and a student population of 22,941. Of these students, 12,924 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Wilmington, the largest communications school, by student population, is University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Approximately 213 students graduated in 2010 from University of North Carolina-Wilmington with credentials in communications.
A total of 213 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Wilmington in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Wilmington's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,960 per year in instate tuition and $26,842 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $934 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,798 per year, on average, for room and board at Wilmington-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,687.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Wilmington, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 4,740 communications professionals in North Carolina. Of these communications professionals, 160 were working in the greater Wilmington area. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Wilmington. 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 Wilmington is $30,370 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.