With an overall population of 3,522 and a student population of 2,382, approximately 2,382 of Central students attend one of Central's schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Central, by student population, is Southern Wesleyan University. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Communications program at Southern Wesleyan University.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a communications degree in Central. If you decide to attend a communications school in Central, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,700.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Central-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,500.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Central, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,840 communications professionals working in South Carolina and 450 working in the greater Central area in 2010. Central's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Central is $48,400 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.