Reading has a total population of 81,207 and a student population of 15,124. Of these students, 2,856 are enrolled in schools that offer marketing programs.
Reading's largest marketing school is Alvernia University. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Marketing program at Alvernia University.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in marketing from marketing schools in Reading in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,350 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a marketing program in Reading. And if you live on campus at one of the Reading-based marketing schools, you will have an added expense of $9,242 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,452.
After graduating with your credentials in marketing, if you decide to work as a marketing professional in Reading, your job prospects are not very good. There were 10,250 marketing professionals working in Pennsylvania and 300 working in the greater Reading area in 2010. Reading's marketing professional workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for marketing professionals.