Rhode Island contains eleven schools that offer communications programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking communications school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 communications schools in Rhode Island, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Communications students from Rhode Island schools who go on to become communication disorder specialists, speech therapists, speech language pathologists, teacher of the speech and hearing handicappeds, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 25,090 people working as communications teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,190. Also, Rehabilitation counselors make on average $34,710 per year and there are about 112,690 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Rhode Island alone, there are 340 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $46,250. Communications teachers in this state earn $63,350/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the communications schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from communications, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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