With an overall population of 24,551 and a student population of 9,209, approximately 9,209 of Stevens Point students attend one of Stevens Point's schools that offer communications programs.
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is the largest communications school in Stevens Point, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 118 students graduated from the Communications program at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
In 2010, 118 students graduated with a communications degree from one of Stevens Point's communications schools. If you decide to attend one of Stevens Point's communications schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,851 per year in instate tuition and $22,424 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Stevens Point. And if you live on campus at one of the Stevens Point-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $5,612 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home 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 Stevens Point, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,940 communications professionals working in Wisconsin and 130 working in the greater Stevens Point area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to decrease by -3% in Stevens Point. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Stevens Point is $34,750 per year, which is lower than the average for communications professionals state-wide.