Denton has a total population of 80,537 and a student population of 48,341. Of these students, 35,003 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Denton, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is University of North Texas. In 2010, University of North Texas graduated approximately 38 students with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a visual communications degree in Denton. Tuition in 2009 at Denton's visual communications schools was $17,565 per year for instate students and $24,213 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,250 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Denton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,535 per year, on average, for room and board at Denton-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Denton, your job prospects are good. There were 15,420 visual communications professionals working in Texas and 2,710 working in the greater Denton area in 2010. Denton's visual communications professional workforce is projected 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 Denton is $46,070 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.