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Schools Offering Visual Communications Programs in Texas


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Texas receive visual communications degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 824 visual communications professionals graduate from Texas' 61 visual communications schools.

Top Schools

The University of Texas at Austin, which was ranked 11th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a visual communications program. It is located in Austin. In 2010, The University of Texas at Austin graduated 85 students from its visual communications program. Tuition at The University of Texas at Austin was $9,418 per year.

Rice University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a visual communications program. It is located in Houston. In 2010, Rice University graduated 13 students from its visual communications program. Rice University charged in-state students $33,771 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Texas with a visual communications program is Texas A & M University, which is located in College Station. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. In 2010, 27 students graduated from Texas A & M University visual communications program. Texas A & M University charged in-state students $8,387 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Texas' visual communications schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $9,443 per year, though tuition can range from $33,771 per year to $1,024 per year. In 2010, the following Texas visual communications schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Rice University - located in Houston, students are charged $33,771 per year
  2. Baylor University - located in Waco, students are charged $29,884 per year
  3. Saint Edward's University - located in Austin, students are charged $26,484 per year

The following Texas visual communications schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Collin County Community College District - located in McKinney, students are charged $1,024 per year
  2. Kilgore College - located in Kilgore, students are charged $1,176 per year
  3. North Lake College - located in Irving, students are charged $1,230 per year

A visual communications degree from a Texas school... what next?

Video editor, audio visual technician, and artist are the professions of choice for a majority of visual communications graduates in Texas. If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Texas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 14,410 Texas visual communications professional as of 2010. This number includes 11,020 graphic designers, 560 video editors, and 2,540 audio visual technicians. The Texas counties with the largest populations of visual communications professional are:

  1. Collin County - 3,630 visual communications professionals
  2. Austin County - 3,520 visual communications professionals
  3. Bastrop County - 1,950 visual communications professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 23,420 visual communications professionals will be working in Texas. This would require the number of visual communications professional to grow by 15%.

Salary

On average, visual communications professionals earn a salary of $43,798 per year in Texas state. However, this number is only an average. Visual communications professional in Texas had varying salaries from $16,500 to $129,170 per year in 2010. The following counties in Texas have the highest average salaries for visual communications professionals:

  1. Collin County - $50,283 per year
  2. Austin County - $42,908 per year
  3. Bastrop County - $41,820 per year

Visual communications professionals in the following counties in Texas make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Bee County - $26,880 per year
  2. Cameron County - $28,410 per year
  3. Cooke County - $28,660 per year

The visual communications professionals with highest average salaries in Texas were:

  1. Video Editor - $48,180 per year
  2. Graphic Designer - $44,590 per year
  3. Artist - $42,990 per year

The visual communications professionals with lowest average salaries in Texas were:

  1. Artist - $42,990 per year
  2. Audio Visual Technician - $39,430 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in visual communications in Texas 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 Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Visual Communications in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Visual Communications in Texas
  • Certificate in Visual Communications in Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,625 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Desoto TX n/a n/a n/a
6,741 miles from location The Art Institute of San Antonio San Antonio TX n/a n/a n/a
6,548 miles from location Houston Community College Houston TX 16.1985 n/a 54,942
6,687 miles from location The University of Texas at Austin Austin TX 88.8663 51% 50,995
6,603 miles from location Texas A & M University College Station TX 85.085 53% 48,702
6,685 miles from location Austin Community College District Austin TX 12.3025 n/a 40,248
6,546 miles from location University of Houston Houston TX 32.0392 41% 37,000
6,638 miles from location University of North Texas Denton TX 34.4764 43% 35,003
6,700 miles from location Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos TX 68.5508 40% 30,803
6,907 miles from location Texas Tech University Lubbock TX 71.9834 41% 30,049
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,639 miles from location The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington TX 27.8116 55% 28,085
6,532 miles from location San Jacinto Community College Pasadena TX 12.8421 n/a 27,011
6,619 miles from location Collin County Community College District McKinney TX 11.5039 n/a 24,872
6,736 miles from location San Antonio College San Antonio TX 9.68457 n/a 24,135
6,684 miles from location Central Texas College Killeen TX 16.1488 n/a 24,133
7,192 miles from location The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso TX 25.9553 47% 21,011
6,555 miles from location Sam Houston State University Huntsville TX 29.6109 25% 16,772
6,616 miles from location The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson TX 71.7747 47% 15,783
6,644 miles from location Baylor University Waco TX 38.572 20% 14,614
6,749 miles from location Northwest Vista College San Antonio TX 11.4584 n/a 14,587
6,547 miles from location University of Houston-Downtown Houston TX 10.696 n/a 12,742
6,622 miles from location Brookhaven College Dallas TX 9.46366 n/a 11,814
6,629 miles from location North Lake College Irving TX 8.42751 n/a 11,644
6,533 miles from location Tyler Junior College Tyler TX 13.9338 n/a 11,045
6,936 miles from location South Plains College Levelland TX 9.63264 n/a 10,011
6,547 miles from location Texas Southern University Houston TX 40.0528 22% 9,394
6,605 miles from location Navarro College Corsicana TX 14.4403 n/a 9,200
6,567 miles from location Texas A & M University-Commerce Commerce TX 26.7013 46% 9,021
6,739 miles from location Palo Alto College San Antonio TX 9.11557 n/a 8,335
6,642 miles from location Texas State Technical College Waco Waco TX 16.0745 n/a 6,816
6,509 miles from location Kilgore College Kilgore TX 15.7866 n/a 6,375
6,933 miles from location Midland College Midland TX 17.4861 n/a 6,227
6,701 miles from location Texas State Technical College Harlingen Harlingen TX 16.937 n/a 5,988
6,619 miles from location Cedar Valley College Lancaster TX 9.01299 n/a 5,886
6,549 miles from location Rice University Houston TX 86.3426 36% 5,576
6,504 miles from location Angelina College Lufkin TX 14.5469 n/a 5,422
6,688 miles from location Saint Edward's University Austin TX 66.4712 38% 5,293
6,951 miles from location Odessa College Odessa TX 14.3534 n/a 5,132
6,791 miles from location Abilene Christian University Abilene TX 31.2961 54% 4,813
6,640 miles from location Hill College Hillsboro TX 12.9093 n/a 4,294
6,697 miles from location Coastal Bend College Beeville TX 12.7344 n/a 4,196
6,501 miles from location LeTourneau University Longview TX 61.8404 53% 3,386
6,618 miles from location South University-The Art Institute of Dallas Dallas TX 23.3308 90% 2,067
6,911 miles from location Lubbock Christian University Lubbock TX 53.7486 37% 1,906
6,831 miles from location Texas State Technical College-West Texas Sweetwater TX 17.7113 n/a 1,689
6,864 miles from location Frank Phillips College Borger TX 15.4746 n/a 1,239
6,753 miles from location Howard Payne University Brownwood TX 22.4355 41% 1,232
6,771 miles from location Schreiner University Kerrville TX 57.5304 47% 1,049
7,186 miles from location Computer Career Center a division of Vista College El Paso TX 35.1167 n/a 994
6,550 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Houston North Houston TX 29.4844 100% 905
6,682 miles from location The Art Institute of Austin Austin TX 11.2573 95% 873
6,638 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Arlington Arlington TX 21.4107 100% 793
6,684 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Austin Austin TX 21.0637 100% 787
6,617 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Richardson Richardson TX 18.9979 100% 744
6,741 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-San Antonio San Antonio TX 21.9217 100% 729
6,558 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Houston West Houston TX 29.2139 100% 622
6,616 miles from location Westwood College-Dallas Dallas TX 11.581 n/a 611
6,556 miles from location Westwood College-Houston South Houston TX 1.04212 n/a 478
6,533 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Webster Webster TX 23.4301 100% 439
6,650 miles from location Westwood College-Ft Worth Fort Worth TX 12.1427 n/a 367
 

Curious what studying Visual Communications gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Texas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Graphic Designers + 11,020 $44,590 2.3%
2
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians + 2,540 $39,430 -4.2%
3
Film and Video Editors + 560 $48,180 -27.3%
4
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators + 290 $42,990 -25.6%
 

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