With an overall population of 55,532 and a student population of 7,696, approximately 4,022 of Bismarck students attend one of Bismarck's schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Bismarck, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Bismarck State College. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Bismarck State College with credentials in visual communications.
A total of 14 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Bismarck in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,294 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bismarck visual communications schools was an average of $16,789 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,738 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,556.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bismarck, your job prospects are average. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Bismarck will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Bismarck, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,950 per year. This is the same as the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.