Columbia, South Carolina has 2 visual communications schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in visual communications. With an overall population of 116,278 and a student population of 36,204, approximately 31,465 of Columbia students attend one of Columbia's schools that offer visual communications programs.
University of South Carolina-Columbia is the largest visual communications school in Columbia, based on student population. In 2010, University of South Carolina-Columbia graduated approximately 45 students with credentials in visual communications.
A total of 45 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Columbia in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Columbia's visual communications schools was $23,982 per year for instate students and $31,270 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,468 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,022 per year, on average, for room and board at Columbia-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,101.
If you plan on staying in Columbia after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Columbia, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 visual communications professionals in South Carolina were working in the greater Columbia area. The number of visual communications professionals in Columbia is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Columbia is $36,920 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.
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