Arcata has a total population of 16,651 and a student population of 7,954. Of these students, 7,954 are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
Humboldt State University is the largest journalism school in Arcata, based on student population. Approximately 48 students graduated in 2010 from Humboldt State University with credentials in journalism.
A total of 48 students graduated with credentials in journalism from journalism schools in Arcata in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,465 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Arcata journalism schools was an average of $30,625 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,528 for journalism related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Arcata-based journalism schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,377.
If you plan on staying in Arcata after graduating from journalism school, you should know that job prospects for journalists in Arcata, which is the most popular journalism profession, are not very good. The government projects that the number of journalists in Arcata will decrease by -13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.