With an overall population of 38,426 and a student population of 4,650, approximately 4,574 of Wausau students attend one of Wausau's schools that offer communications programs.
Wausau's largest communications school is Northcentral Technical College. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Communications program at Northcentral Technical College.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Wausau in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,914 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wausau communications schools was an average of $13,435 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,265 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Wausau. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,479 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,435.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Wausau, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,090 communications professionals in Wisconsin, 50 were working in the greater Wausau area. Wausau's communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.