With an overall population of 23,923 and a student population of 11,542, approximately 10,847 of Cookeville students attend one of Cookeville's schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Cookeville, the largest communications school, by student population, is Tennessee Technological University. In 2010, Tennessee Technological University graduated approximately 21 students with credentials in communications.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Cookeville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Cookeville's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,872 per year in instate tuition and $29,800 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,262 per year, on average, for room and board at Cookeville-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Cookeville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,260 communications professionals in Tennessee, 140 were working in the greater Cookeville area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Cookeville will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Cookeville is $28,010 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.