Midland has a total population of 94,996 and a student population of 6,721. Of these students, 6,227 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Midland, by student population, is Midland College. In 2010, Midland College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in visual communications.
Tuition in 2009 at Midland's visual communications schools was $11,125 per year for instate students and $12,115 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,059 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Midland-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $3,900 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,225.
If you plan on staying in Midland after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Midland, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are good. In 2010, there were 15,420 visual communications professionals in Texas. Of these visual communications professionals, 60 were working in the greater Midland area. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Midland will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Midland, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,350 per year. This is higher than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.