Providence has a general population of 173,618 and an overall student population of 36,049. Approximately 10,709 of Providence's students are enrolled in schools that offer advertising programs.
The largest advertising school in Providence, by student population, is Johnson & Wales University. In 2010, Johnson & Wales University graduated approximately 69 students from its advertising program.
A reported 69 students graduated with credentials in advertising in Providence in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,490 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for advertising related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,249 per year, on average, for room and board at Providence-based advertising schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many advertising graduates choose to work as advertisers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Providence, your job prospects are good. There were 450 advertisers working in Rhode Island and 420 working in the greater Providence area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of advertisers is expected to increase by 12% in Providence. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for advertisers.
As an advertiser in Providence, you can expect to make an average salary of $42,710 per year. This is the same as the average salary for advertisers in the state.
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