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 visual communications programs.
Virginia Beach's largest visual communications school is Regent University. In 2010, Regent University graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Virginia Beach's visual communications schools. In 2009 tuition at visual 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 visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,275 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $20,960.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Virginia Beach, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 visual communications professionals in Virginia were working in the greater Virginia Beach area. Virginia Beach's visual communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. 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 Virginia Beach is $42,670 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.