Mount Vernon has a general population of 14,375 and an overall student population of 2,885. Approximately 2,622 of Mount Vernon's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Mount Vernon, the largest communications school, by student population, is Mount Vernon Nazarene University. In 2010, Mount Vernon Nazarene University graduated approximately 4 students from its communications program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Mount Vernon's communications schools. If you decide to attend a communications school in Mount Vernon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,330.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,890 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 Mount Vernon after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Mount Vernon, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,330 communications professionals in Ohio, 170 were working in the greater Mount Vernon area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Mount Vernon will decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Mount Vernon is $30,790 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.