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 visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Provo, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Brigham Young University. Approximately 42 students graduated in 2010 from Brigham Young University with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 76 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Provo's visual communications schools. If you decide to attend a visual communications school in Provo, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,290.
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 visual communications program in Provo. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,840 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,990.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Provo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,350 visual communications professionals in Utah. Of these visual communications professionals, 400 were working in the greater Provo area. The number of visual communications professionals in Provo is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Provo is $42,940 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.