Commerce has a total population of 7,669 and a student population of 9,021. Of these students, 9,021 are enrolled in schools that offer public relations programs.
Commerce's largest public relations school is Texas A & M University-Commerce. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Public Relations program at Texas A & M University-Commerce.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in public relations from public relations schools in Commerce in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Commerce's public relations schools was $17,320 per year for instate students and $25,660 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public relations program in Commerce. And if you live on campus at one of the Commerce-based public relations schools, you will have an added expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Commerce after graduating from public relations school, you should know that job prospects for public relations professionals in Commerce, which is the most popular public relations profession, are good. In 2010, there were 2,550 public relations professionals in Texas. Of these public relations professionals, 580 were working in the greater Commerce area. The number of public relations professionals in Commerce is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.