Whitewater has a general population of 13,437 and an overall student population of 11,139. Approximately 11,139 of Whitewater's students are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is the largest communications school in Whitewater, based on student population. Approximately 79 students graduated in 2010 from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with credentials in communications.
A total of 88 students graduated with credentials in communications from communications schools in Whitewater in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,513 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Whitewater communications schools was an average of $22,086 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $640 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,028 per year, on average, for room and board at Whitewater-based communications schools. 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 Whitewater, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,940 communications professionals in Wisconsin. Of these communications professionals, 160 were working in the greater Whitewater area. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to decrease by -3% in Whitewater. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
As a communications professional in Whitewater, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,190 per year. This is higher than the average salary for communications professionals in the state.