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 visual communications programs.
Arlington's largest visual communications school is The University of Texas at Arlington. In 2010, approximately 23 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at The University of Texas at Arlington.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Arlington in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Arlington's visual communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,181 per year in instate tuition and $25,829 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $908 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Arlington. And if you live on campus at one of the Arlington-based visual 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 visual communications professional in Arlington, your job prospects are good. There were 15,420 visual communications professionals working in Texas and 1,030 working in the greater Arlington area in 2010. The number of visual communications professionals in Arlington is expected to increase by 13% 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 Arlington is $38,460 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.