With an overall population of 40,468 and a student population of 20,496, approximately 18,971 of Harrisonburg students attend one of Harrisonburg's schools that offer marketing programs.
Harrisonburg's largest marketing school is James Madison University. In 2010, James Madison University graduated approximately 148 students with credentials in marketing.
In 2010, 148 students graduated with a marketing degree from one of Harrisonburg's marketing schools. If you decide to attend one of Harrisonburg's marketing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,302 per year in instate tuition and $31,434 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $876 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a marketing program in Harrisonburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Harrisonburg-based marketing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,690 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many marketing graduates choose to work as marketing professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Harrisonburg, your job prospects are good. There were 6,550 marketing professionals working in Virginia and 60 working in the greater Harrisonburg area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of marketing professionals is expected to increase by 18% in Harrisonburg. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for marketing professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a marketing professional in Harrisonburg is $75,760 per year, which is higher than the average for marketing professionals state-wide.