There are 2 visual communications schools in La Crosse, Wisconsin. La Crosse has a total population of 51,818 and a student population of 18,864. Of these students, 8,855 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
La Crosse's largest visual communications school is Western Technical College. In 2010, Western Technical College graduated approximately 3 students from its visual communications program.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in La Crosse in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,841 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all La Crosse visual communications schools was an average of $22,601 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,057 for visual communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,540 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 visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in La Crosse, your job prospects are not very good. There were 6,580 visual communications professionals working in Wisconsin and 90 working in the greater La Crosse area in 2010. The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in La Crosse will decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in La Crosse, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,130 per year. This is lower than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.
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