Pullman has a total population of 24,675 and a student population of 26,101. Of these students, 26,101 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Pullman, by student population, is Washington State University. In 2010, Washington State University graduated approximately 323 students from its communications program.
In 2010, 323 students graduated with a communications degree in Pullman. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,297 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pullman communications schools was an average of $33,373 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $936 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Pullman. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,886 per year, on average, for room and board at Pullman-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pullman, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,580 communications professionals working in Washington State and 50 working in the greater Pullman area in 2010. Pullman's communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Pullman is $50,740 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.