East Stroudsburg has a total population of 9,888 and a student population of 7,576. Of these students, 7,576 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is the largest communications school in East Stroudsburg, based on student population. Approximately 48 students graduated in 2010 from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania with credentials in communications.
A total of 68 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in East Stroudsburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,300 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all East Stroudsburg communications schools was an average of $25,736 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,418 per year, on average, for room and board at East Stroudsburg-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,050.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in East Stroudsburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 7,700 communications professionals in Pennsylvania, 140 were working in the greater East Stroudsburg area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in East Stroudsburg will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 East Stroudsburg is $28,540 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.