If you decide that you want to get a communications degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 communications schools in La Crosse, Wisconsin. With an overall population of 51,818 and a student population of 18,864, approximately 15,582 of La Crosse students attend one of La Crosse's schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in La Crosse, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse graduated approximately 82 students with credentials in communications.
A total of 84 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in La Crosse in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at La Crosse's communications schools was $14,840 per year for instate students and $19,387 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $782 for communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the La Crosse-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,324.
If you plan on staying in La Crosse after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in La Crosse, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,940 communications professionals in Wisconsin. Of these communications professionals, 60 were working in the greater La Crosse area. The government projects that the number of communications professionals in La Crosse will decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in La Crosse is $45,610 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.
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