Tyler has a general population of 83,650 and an overall student population of 18,298. Approximately 11,045 of Tyler's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Tyler, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Tyler Junior College. In 2010, Tyler Junior College graduated approximately 6 students from its visual communications program.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in Tyler in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,424 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Tyler visual communications schools was an average of $12,024 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,116 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,150 per year, on average, for room and board at Tyler-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,362.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Tyler, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 83 visual communications professionals in Texas were working in the greater Tyler area. Tyler's visual communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Tyler is $30,370 per year, which is lower than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.