Burlington has a total population of 38,889 and a student population of 16,510. Of these students, 2,938 are enrolled in schools that offer public relations programs.
Champlain College is the largest public relations school in Burlington, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Public Relations program at Champlain College.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a public relations degree from one of Burlington's public relations schools. If you decide to attend a public relations school in Burlington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,900.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $600 for public relations related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Burlington-based public relations schools, you will have an added expense of $11,670 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,150.
If you plan on staying in Burlington after graduating from public relations school, you should know that job prospects for public relations professionals in Burlington, which is the most popular public relations profession, are average. In 2010, of the 150 public relations professionals in Vermont, 70 were working in the greater Burlington area. Burlington's public relations professional workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public relations professional in Burlington is $82,760 per year, which is the same as the average for public relations professionals state-wide.