Oxford has a total population of 21,943 and a student population of 16,884. Of these students, 16,884 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Miami University-Oxford is the largest communications school in Oxford, based on student population. In 2010, Miami University-Oxford graduated approximately 86 students from its communications program.
In 2010, 86 students graduated with a communications degree in Oxford. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,003 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Oxford communications schools was an average of $43,361 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,460 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Oxford. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,458 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 Oxford after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Oxford, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 communications professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Oxford area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Oxford will 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 Oxford is $42,660 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.