With an overall population of 62,916 and a student population of 13,192, approximately 13,192 of Oshkosh students attend one of Oshkosh's schools that offer communications programs.
Of the 1 communications schools in Oshkosh, the largest communications school, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Approximately 48 students graduated in 2010 from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with credentials in communications.
A total of 48 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Oshkosh in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Oshkosh's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,139 per year in instate tuition and $23,712 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Oshkosh. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,864 per year, on average, for room and board at Oshkosh-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Oshkosh after graduating from communications school, you should know that job prospects for communications professionals in Oshkosh, which is the most popular communications profession, are not very good. There were 2,420 communications professionals working in Wisconsin and 40 working in the greater Oshkosh area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to decrease by -3% in Oshkosh. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Oshkosh, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,810 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.