With an overall population of 23,253 and a student population of 2,397, approximately 2,212 of Alliance students attend one of Alliance's schools that offer communications programs.
University of Mount Union is the largest communications school in Alliance, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Communications program at University of Mount Union.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a communications degree in Alliance. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Alliance was $23,880 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $600 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,420 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,080.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Alliance, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 communications professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Alliance area. Alliance's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Alliance is $44,880 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.