With an overall population of 59,643 and a student population of 12,797, approximately 654 of Jackson students attend one of Jackson's schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Jackson, by student population, is Lambuth University. In 2010, Lambuth University graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in visual communications.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Jackson in 2010. In 2009 tuition at visual communications schools in Jackson was $18,570 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,015 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,570.
If you plan on staying in Jackson after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Jackson, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,630 visual communications professionals in Tennessee, 40 were working in the greater Jackson area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 7% in Jackson. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Jackson, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,000 per year. This is lower than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.