With an overall population of 128,821 and a student population of 20,611, approximately 6,398 of Orange students attend one of Orange's schools that offer journalism programs.
Of the 1 journalism schools in Orange, the largest journalism school, by student population, is Chapman University. In 2010, approximately 22 students graduated from the Journalism program at Chapman University.
A total of 22 students graduated with credentials in journalism from journalism schools in Orange in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $36,764 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for journalism related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Orange-based journalism schools, you will have an added expense of $12,832 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $41,472.
If you decide to work as a journalist in Orange, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 12,700 journalists in California. Of these journalists, 540 were working in the greater Orange area. The government projects that the number of journalists in Orange will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a journalist in Orange is $30,830 per year, which is higher than the average for journalists state-wide.