Platteville has a general population of 9,989 and an overall student population of 7,803. Approximately 7,803 of Platteville's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Platteville, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-Platteville. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Platteville graduated approximately 1 students from its communications program.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Platteville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,478 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Platteville communications schools was an average of $22,051 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $320 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,002 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Platteville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 communications professionals in Wisconsin were working in the greater Platteville area. The number of communications professionals in Platteville is expected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Platteville, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,670 per year. This is lower than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.