Wilmington has a total population of 11,921 and a student population of 1,602. Of these students, 1,602 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Wilmington, by student population, is Wilmington College. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Wilmington College with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Wilmington's communications schools. If you decide to attend a communications school in Wilmington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,286.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,275 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Wilmington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,272 per year, on average, for room and board at Wilmington-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,161.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Wilmington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 28 communications professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Wilmington area. Wilmington's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. 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 Wilmington is $28,860 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.