New Kensington has a general population of 14,701 and an overall student population of 1,245. Approximately 60 of New Kensington's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in New Kensington, by student population, is Oakbridge Academy of Arts. In 2010, Oakbridge Academy of Arts graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of New Kensington's visual communications schools. In 2009 tuition at visual communications schools in New Kensington was $11,025 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for visual communications related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in New Kensington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 10,550 visual communications professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these visual communications professionals, 1,570 were working in the greater New Kensington area. The number of visual communications professionals in New Kensington 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 New Kensington is $37,960 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.