Dallas has a total population of 2,557 and a student population of 2,736. Of these students, 2,736 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Dallas, the largest communications school, by student population, is Misericordia University. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Communications program at Misericordia University.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in communications in Dallas in 2010. If you decide to attend a communications school in Dallas, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,050.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Dallas-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $10,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,650.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Dallas, your job prospects are not very good. There were 7,700 communications professionals working in Pennsylvania and 290 working in the greater Dallas area in 2010. The number of communications professionals in Dallas is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Dallas is $49,420 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.