Allentown has a general population of 106,632 and an overall student population of 5,807. Approximately 2,517 of Allentown's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Allentown's largest visual communications school is Muhlenberg College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Muhlenberg College.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $36,990 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,440 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Allentown, your job prospects are not very good. There were 10,550 visual communications professionals working in Pennsylvania and 430 working in the greater Allentown area in 2010. The number of visual communications professionals in Allentown is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Allentown is $40,980 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.