Each year, in New Mexico, an average of 97 students graduate with credentials in journalism. If you too are interested in studying journalism, New Mexico has 2 journalism schools from which you can choose. You can expect to pay an average of $5,049 per year in tuition for a degree in journalism in New Mexico state.
New Mexico's largest journalism school, which is located in Las Cruces, is New Mexico State University-Main Campus. In 2009, a reported 51 students graduated with a journalism degree from New Mexico State University-Main Campus. This was 53% of the total journalism graduates in New Mexico for that year. In 2009, tuition at New Mexico State University-Main Campus, was approximately $4,998 per year.
A majority of those with a degree in journalism choose to become journalists. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for journalism graduates in New Mexico is not very good. Approximately 510 journalists are currently working in New Mexico. This number is projected to decrease to 380 by the year 2018. This indicates a -25% change in the number of journalists in New Mexico.
In New Mexico, as a journalist, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $22,607 per year to more than $39,533 per year. But the median salary for journalists earn $29,457 per year, in New Mexico.
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