Athens has a total population of 21,342 and a student population of 22,647. Of these students, 22,647 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Ohio University-Main Campus is the largest communications school in Athens, based on student population. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from Ohio University-Main Campus with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Athens's communications schools. Tuition in 2009 at Athens's communications schools was $22,905 per year for instate students and $31,869 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $873 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,408 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Athens, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 28 communications professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Athens area. The number of communications professionals in Athens is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Athens, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,860 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.