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Schools Offering Visual Communications Programs in Arizona
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Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Arizona receive visual communications degrees every year. That means an estimated 170 visual communications professionals graduate from Arizona's 25 visual communications schools each year.
Northern Arizona University, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a visual communications program. It is located in Flagstaff. 24 students graduated with a degree in visual communications from Northern Arizona University in 2010. Tuition at Northern Arizona University was $7,672 per year.
The second-ranked school in Arizona that has a visual communications program is Prescott College. Prescott College, which was ranked 45th in the country in 2010, is located in Prescott. In 2010, Prescott College graduated 15 students from its visual communications program. Prescott College charged in-state students $26,235 in tuition fees per year.
Arizona State University, which is located in Tempe, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a visual communications program. It received a ranking of 57th in the country in 2010. 51 students graduated with degree in visual communications from Arizona State University in 2010. Students at Arizona State University paid $8,132 per year in tuition fees.
Tuition at Arizona's visual communications schools ranges from $27,125 per year to $1,412 per year. But, the average tuition is $7,585 per year. In 2010, the visual communications schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Arizona were:
- The Art Center Design College-Tucson - located in Tucson, students are charged $27,125 per year
- Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
- ITT Technical Institute-Tempe - located in Tempe, students are charged $18,048 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Arizona visual communications schools were charged at the following schools:
- Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
- Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year
- Yavapai College - located in Prescott, students are charged $1,488 per year
A visual communications degree from an Arizona school... what next?
visual communications graduates in Arizona can go into a variety of professions such as video editor, audio visual technician, and artist. In 2010, there were 4,380 visual communications professional working in Arizona, including 3,140 graphic designers, 190 video editors, and 850 audio visual technicians. The largest populations of Arizona visual communications professional are working in the following counties:
- Maricopa County - 3,330 visual communications professionals
- Pima County - 710 visual communications professionals
- Coconino County - 50 visual communications professionals
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to grow by 4% by 2018. There are projected to be 6,490 visual communications professionals working in Arizona then. Of these 6,490 visual communications professionals, the government predicts that 5,080 will be graphic designers, an unknown number will be video editors, and 960 will be audio visual technicians.
On average, visual communications professionals earn $42,423 per year. However, this number is only an average. Visual communications professional in Arizona had varying salaries from $18,490 to $83,140 per year in 2010. On average visual communications professional earn the most in the following Arizona counties:
- Maricopa County - $43,798 per year
- Yavapai County - $42,410 per year
- Coconino County - $41,710 per year
The following counties in Arizona have the lowest average salaries for visual communications professional:
- Cochise County - $36,000 per year
- Pima County - $39,453 per year
- Coconino County - $41,710 per year
On average, the highest paid visual communications professionals in Arizona were:
- Artist - $45,100 per year
- Graphic Designer - $43,480 per year
- Video Editor - $42,850 per year
The visual communications professionals with lowest average salaries in Arizona were:
- Video Editor - $42,850 per year
- Audio Visual Technician - $38,260 per year
For more data regarding a career in visual communications in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as visual communications or art, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Visual Communications in Arizona
- Bachelor's Degree in Visual Communications in Arizona
- Certificate in Visual Communications in Arizona
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|7,481 miles from location||Arizona State University||Tempe||AZ||43.2134||40%||68,064|
|7,443 miles from location||University of Arizona||Tucson||AZ||39.7951||36%||38,767|
|7,445 miles from location||Pima Community College||Tucson||AZ||14.0724||n/a||35,880|
|7,478 miles from location||Mesa Community College||Mesa||AZ||13.2296||n/a||25,960|
|7,439 miles from location||Northern Arizona University||Flagstaff||AZ||67.3157||19%||23,597|
|7,484 miles from location||Rio Salado College||Tempe||AZ||21.6861||n/a||20,865|
|7,494 miles from location||Glendale Community College||Glendale||AZ||14.5633||n/a||20,154|
|7,489 miles from location||Phoenix College||Phoenix||AZ||12.4906||n/a||12,164|
|7,476 miles from location||Chandler/Gilbert Community College||Chandler||AZ||10.7366||n/a||11,058|
|7,477 miles from location||Scottsdale Community College||Scottsdale||AZ||11.959||n/a||10,923|
|7,482 miles from location||Paradise Valley Community College||Phoenix||AZ||11.9265||n/a||9,951|
|7,493 miles from location||Yavapai College||Prescott||AZ||14.9939||n/a||8,276|
|7,484 miles from location||GateWay Community College||Phoenix||AZ||13.1689||n/a||7,863|
|7,366 miles from location||Eastern Arizona College||Thatcher||AZ||16.7279||n/a||7,241|
|7,503 miles from location||Estrella Mountain Community College||Avondale||AZ||11.7243||n/a||7,202|
|7,488 miles from location||South Mountain Community College||Phoenix||AZ||9.12971||n/a||5,444|
|7,359 miles from location||Northland Pioneer College||Holbrook||AZ||8.71041||n/a||4,636|
|7,489 miles from location||The Art Institute of Phoenix||Phoenix||AZ||24.4504||92%||1,243|
|7,494 miles from location||Prescott College||Prescott||AZ||55.3338||26%||1,119|
|7,484 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute-Tempe||Tempe||AZ||22.0241||100%||840|
|7,445 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute-Tucson||Tucson||AZ||13.0443||100%||494|
|7,439 miles from location||The Art Institute of Tucson||Tucson||AZ||26.3088||84%||346|
|0 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute||Phoenix||AZ||10.032||100%||339|
|7,441 miles from location||The Art Center Design College-Tucson||Tucson||AZ||26.3803||100%||279|
|7,478 miles from location||East Valley Institute of Technology||Mesa||AZ||34.1985||n/a||270|
Curious what studying Visual Communications gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Graphic Designers +||3,140||$43,480||-20.9%|
|Audio and Video Equipment Technicians +||850||$38,260||28.8%|
|Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators +||200||$45,100||53.8%|
|Film and Video Editors +||190||$42,850||35.7%|
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