With an overall population of 425,257 and a student population of 20,302, approximately 4,656 of Virginia Beach students attend one of Virginia Beach's schools that offer communications programs.
Regent University is the largest communications school in Virginia Beach, based on student population. In 2010, Regent University graduated approximately 93 students with credentials in communications.
A total of 93 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Virginia Beach in 2010. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Virginia Beach was $11,290 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $880 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Virginia Beach-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $4,275 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,960.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Virginia Beach, your job prospects are good. There were 3,810 communications professionals working in Virginia and 570 working in the greater Virginia Beach area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to increase by 12% in Virginia Beach. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Virginia Beach is $39,630 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.