Arlington has a general population of 332,969 and an overall student population of 30,763. Approximately 28,085 of Arlington's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Arlington, by student population, is The University of Texas at Arlington. In 2010, The University of Texas at Arlington graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in communications.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Arlington in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Arlington's communications schools was $19,181 per year for instate students and $25,829 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $908 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Arlington-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $6,097 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,084.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Arlington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 communications professionals in Texas were working in the greater Arlington area. Arlington's communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 7% 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 Arlington is $39,980 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.