Radford has a total population of 15,859 and a student population of 8,878. Of these students, 8,878 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Radford's largest visual communications school is Radford University. In 2010, Radford University graduated approximately 37 students with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 37 students graduated with a visual communications degree in Radford. Tuition in 2009 at Radford's visual communications schools was $17,874 per year for instate students and $27,538 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,970 per year, on average, for room and board at Radford-based visual communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,404.
If you plan on staying in Radford after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Radford, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are good. In 2010, there were 8,000 visual communications professionals in Virginia. Of these visual communications professionals, 80 were working in the greater Radford area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 15% in Radford. 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 Radford is $43,020 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.