Westerville has a total population of 35,318 and a student population of 4,495. Of these students, 3,063 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Westerville, by student population, is Otterbein University. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Otterbein University with credentials in communications.
A total of 25 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Westerville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,321 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,068 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Westerville-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $7,374 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home 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 Westerville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,840 communications professionals working in Ohio and 1,310 working in the greater Westerville area in 2010. Westerville's communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by -6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.