Appleton has a total population of 70,087 and a student population of 12,026. Of these students, 10,258 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
Fox Valley Technical College is the largest communications school in Appleton, based on student population. In 2010, Fox Valley Technical College graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in communications.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Appleton's communications schools. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Appleton was $3,497 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for communications related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Appleton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 communications professionals in Wisconsin were working in the greater Appleton area. Appleton's communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Appleton is $37,800 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.