With an overall population of 64,825 and a student population of 3,403, approximately 3,403 of Waukesha students attend one of Waukesha's schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Waukesha, by student population, is Carroll University. In 2010, Carroll University graduated approximately 28 students from its communications program.
A total of 45 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Waukesha in 2010. In 2009 tuition at communications schools in Waukesha was $22,937 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,120 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Waukesha. And if you live on campus at one of the Waukesha-based communications schools, you will have an added expense of $7,643 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,190.
Many communications graduates choose to work as communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Waukesha, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 communications professionals in Wisconsin were working in the greater Waukesha area. Waukesha's communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. 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 Waukesha is $43,210 per year, which is higher than the average for communications professionals state-wide.