Houston has a general population of 1,953,631 and an overall student population of 156,252. Approximately 37,000 of Houston's students are enrolled in schools that offer advertising programs.
Of the 1 advertising schools in Houston, the largest advertising school, by student population, is University of Houston. In 2010, approximately 141 students graduated from the Advertising program at University of Houston.
A total of 141 students graduated with credentials in advertising from advertising schools in Houston in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Houston's advertising schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,059 per year in instate tuition and $25,707 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for advertising related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Houston-based advertising schools, you will have an added expense of $7,204 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,143.
If you decide to work as an advertiser in Houston, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 advertisers in Texas were working in the greater Houston area. The number of advertisers in Houston is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for advertisers.
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