With an overall population of 17,503 and a student population of 1,429, approximately 1,131 of Painesville students attend one of Painesville's schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Painesville, by student population, is Lake Erie College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Communications program at Lake Erie College.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in communications in Painesville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Painesville was $25,296 per year, on average.
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 $8,072 per year, on average, for room and board at Painesville-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,916.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Painesville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,840 communications professionals working in Ohio and 1,230 working in the greater Painesville area in 2010. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Painesville will decrease by -6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Painesville, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,680 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.