With an overall population of 67,890 and a student population of 50,530, approximately 48,702 of College Station students attend one of College Station's schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in College Station, by student population, is Texas A & M University. In 2010, approximately 27 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Texas A & M University.
A reported 27 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in College Station in 2010. If you decide to attend one of College Station's visual communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,316 per year in instate tuition and $34,746 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,278 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,039 per year, on average, for room and board at College Station-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,277.
If you plan on staying in College Station after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in College Station, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are good. In 2010, of the 15,420 visual communications professionals in Texas, 100 were working in the greater College Station area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in College Station will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 College Station is $37,980 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.