Abilene has a total population of 115,930 and a student population of 8,874. Of these students, 4,813 are enrolled in schools that offer advertising programs.
The largest advertising school in Abilene, by student population, is Abilene Christian University. In 2010, Abilene Christian University graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in advertising.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with an advertising degree in Abilene. If you decide to attend a advertising school in Abilene, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,290.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for advertising related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,510 per year, on average, for room and board at Abilene-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 Abilene, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 8,560 advertisers in Texas, 50 were working in the greater Abilene area. The number of advertisers in Abilene is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for advertisers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an advertiser in Abilene is $50,980 per year, which is higher than the average for advertisers state-wide.
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