With an overall population of 77,226 and a student population of 26,626, approximately 23,001 of Ogden students attend one of Ogden's schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Ogden, by student population, is Weber State University. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Weber State University.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in Ogden in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Ogden's visual communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,572 per year in instate tuition and $24,038 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ogden-based visual communications schools, you will have an added expense of $5,431 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,846.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ogden, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,350 visual communications professionals in Utah, 290 were working in the greater Ogden area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 18% in Ogden. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Ogden, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,960 per year. This is higher than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.