Lancaster has a total population of 56,348 and a student population of 5,789. Of these students, 278 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design is the largest visual communications school in Lancaster, based on student population. In 2010, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a visual communications degree in Lancaster. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,280 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,367 for visual communications related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Lancaster after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Lancaster, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are not very good. There were 10,550 visual communications professionals working in Pennsylvania and 370 working in the greater Lancaster area in 2010. The number of visual communications professionals in Lancaster 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 Lancaster is $35,950 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.