Hampton has a total population of 146,437 and a student population of 16,102. Of these students, 5,402 are enrolled in schools that offer public relations programs.
The largest public relations school in Hampton, by student population, is Hampton University. Approximately 26 students graduated in 2010 from Hampton University with credentials in public relations.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a public relations degree in Hampton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,212 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,025 for public relations related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,664 per year, on average, for room and board at Hampton-based public relations schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,395.
If you plan on staying in Hampton after graduating from public relations school, you should know that job prospects for public relations professionals in Hampton, which is the most popular public relations profession, are good. In 2010, there were 1,250 public relations professionals in Virginia. Of these public relations professionals, 100 were working in the greater Hampton area. Hampton's public relations professional workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public relations professional in Hampton is $73,910 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for public relations professionals.