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 visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Commerce, by student population, is Texas A & M University-Commerce. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Texas A & M University-Commerce with credentials in visual communications.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in Commerce in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,320 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Commerce visual communications schools was an average of $25,660 per year in 2009.
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 visual communications program in Commerce. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board at Commerce-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Commerce, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 15,420 visual communications professionals in Texas, 2,710 were working in the greater Commerce area. The number of visual communications professionals in Commerce is expected to 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 Commerce is $46,070 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.