There are 2 visual communications schools in Lubbock, Texas. With an overall population of 199,564 and a student population of 36,271, approximately 31,955 of Lubbock students attend one of Lubbock's schools that offer visual communications programs.
Texas Tech University is the largest visual communications school in Lubbock, based on student population. In 2010, Texas Tech University graduated approximately 27 students from its visual communications program.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Lubbock's visual communications schools. If you decide to attend one of Lubbock's visual communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,880 per year in instate tuition and $25,204 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,075 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Lubbock. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,380 per year, on average, for room and board at Lubbock-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Lubbock, your job prospects are good. There were 15,420 visual communications professionals working in Texas and 130 working in the greater Lubbock area in 2010. The number of visual communications professionals in Lubbock 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 Lubbock is $30,470 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.
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