Corvallis has a total population of 49,322 and a student population of 22,012. Of these students, 21,950 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Corvallis, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Oregon State University. In 2010, approximately 50 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Oregon State University.
A total of 50 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Corvallis in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Corvallis's visual communications schools was $19,133 per year for instate students and $32,057 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,603 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Corvallis-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $8,352 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,781.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Corvallis, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,700 visual communications professionals in Oregon, 50 were working in the greater Corvallis area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Corvallis will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Corvallis, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,330 per year. This is lower than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.