Ashland has a total population of 21,249 and a student population of 6,403. Of these students, 6,300 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Ashland, the largest communications school, by student population, is Ashland University. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Communications program at Ashland University.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a communications degree in Ashland. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,646 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,352 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Ashland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 22 communications professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Ashland area. Ashland's communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Ashland, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,790 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.