Wilson has a general population of 44,405 and an overall student population of 3,319. Approximately 1,150 of Wilson's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Wilson, by student population, is Barton College. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Barton College with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Wilson's communications schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,648 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,012 per year, on average, for room and board at Wilson-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,498.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Wilson, your job prospects are average. There were 4,740 communications professionals working in North Carolina and 120 working in the greater Wilson area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Wilson. 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 Wilson is $22,930 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.