With an overall population of 41,155 and a student population of 10,286, approximately 10,193 of Palm Desert students attend one of Palm Desert's schools that offer journalism programs.
The largest journalism school in Palm Desert, by student population, is College of the Desert. In 2010, College of the Desert graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in journalism.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $762 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for journalism related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Palm Desert after graduating from journalism school, you should know that job prospects for journalists in Palm Desert, which is the most popular journalism profession, are not very good. There were 12,700 journalists working in California and 430 working in the greater Palm Desert area in 2010. Palm Desert's journalist workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
As a journalist in Palm Desert, you can expect to make an average salary of $25,120 per year. This is lower than the average salary for journalists in the state.