With an overall population of 14,895 and a student population of 14,836, approximately 14,638 of Indiana students attend one of Indiana's schools that offer journalism programs.
Indiana's largest journalism school is Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus. In 2010, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus graduated approximately 45 students from its journalism program.
In 2010, 45 students graduated with a journalism degree in Indiana. Tuition in 2009 at Indiana's journalism schools was $19,995 per year for instate students and $28,431 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for journalism related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,558 per year, on average, for room and board at Indiana-based journalism schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Indiana after graduating from journalism school, you should know that job prospects for journalists in Indiana, which is the most popular journalism profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,950 journalists in Pennsylvania. Of these journalists, 60 were working in the greater Indiana area. Indiana's journalist workforce is projected to decrease by -10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a journalist in Indiana is $25,650 per year, which is lower than the average for journalists state-wide.