La Crosse has a general population of 51,818 and an overall student population of 18,864. Approximately 5,573 of La Crosse's students are enrolled in schools that offer public relations programs.
La Crosse's largest public relations school is Western Technical College. In 2010, Western Technical College graduated approximately 2 students from its public relations program.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in public relations from public relations schools in La Crosse in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,462 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all La Crosse public relations schools was an average of $14,983 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,264 for public relations related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,370 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,324.
After graduating with your credentials in public relations, if you decide to work as a public relations professional in La Crosse, your job prospects are average. There were 3,900 public relations professionals working in Wisconsin and 40 working in the greater La Crosse area in 2010. The number of public relations professionals in La Crosse is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public relations professional in La Crosse is $78,070 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for public relations professionals.