Prairie View has a general population of 4,410 and an overall student population of 8,608. Approximately 8,608 of Prairie View's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Prairie View, by student population, is Prairie View A & M University. In 2010, Prairie View A & M University graduated approximately 35 students with credentials in communications.
A total of 35 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Prairie View in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,578 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Prairie View communications schools was an average of $26,888 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Prairie View. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Prairie View-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,763.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Prairie View, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 communications professionals in Texas were working in the greater Prairie View area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Prairie View will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.