Casper has a total population of 49,644 and a student population of 4,478. Of these students, 4,478 are enrolled in schools that offer communications programs.
The largest communications school in Casper, by student population, is Casper College. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from Casper College with credentials in communications.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in communications in Casper in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Casper's communications schools was $10,182 per year for instate students and $13,446 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for communications related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,160 per year, on average, for room and board at Casper-based communications schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,916.
After graduating with your credentials in communications, if you decide to work as a communications professional in Casper, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 communications professionals in Wyoming were working in the greater Casper area. By the year 2018, the number of communications professionals is expected to decrease by -21% in Casper. 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 Casper is $22,960 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.