With an overall population of 82,026 and a student population of 15,966, approximately 14,644 of Youngstown students attend one of Youngstown's schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Youngstown, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Youngstown State University. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Youngstown State University.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,057 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Youngstown visual communications schools was an average of $22,750 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,212 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Youngstown-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,148.
If you plan on staying in Youngstown after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Youngstown, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 45 visual communications professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Youngstown area. The number of visual communications professionals in Youngstown is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Youngstown is $31,940 per year, which is lower than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.