Provo has a total population of 105,166 and a student population of 35,114. Of these students, 34,130 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Provo's largest communications school is Brigham Young University. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Communications program at Brigham Young University.
A reported 39 students graduated with credentials in communications in Provo in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,290 per year in tuition costs.
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 Provo. And if you live on campus at one of the Provo-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $6,840 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,990.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Provo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,220 communications professionals in Utah. Of these communications professionals, 360 were working in the greater Provo area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in Provo will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Provo, you can expect to make an average salary of $23,330 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.