Lufkin has a general population of 32,709 and an overall student population of 5,500. Approximately 5,422 of Lufkin's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Lufkin's largest visual communications school is Angelina College. In 2010, Angelina College graduated approximately 9 students from its visual communications program.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a visual communications degree in Lufkin. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,896 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lufkin visual communications schools was an average of $12,706 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,330 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,232.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Lufkin, your job prospects are good. There were 15,420 visual communications professionals working in Texas and 90 working in the greater Lufkin area in 2010. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Lufkin will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Lufkin, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,900 per year. This is lower than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.