With an overall population of 27,906 and a student population of 25,349, approximately 25,127 of Kent students attend one of Kent's schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Kent, by student population, is Kent State University at Kent. Approximately 179 students graduated in 2010 from Kent State University at Kent with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 179 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Kent's communications schools. If you decide to attend one of Kent's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,920 per year in instate tuition and $29,612 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,280 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,940 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Kent after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Kent, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,740 communications professionals in Ohio, 270 were working in the greater Kent area. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to increase by 1% in Kent. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Kent is $36,480 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.