San Marcos has a general population of 54,977 and an overall student population of 37,388. Approximately 27,442 of San Marcos's students are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
San Marcos's largest journalism school is Palomar College. In 2010, Palomar College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in journalism.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a journalism degree in San Marcos. If you decide to attend a journalism school in San Marcos, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $826.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a journalism program in San Marcos.
Many journalism graduates choose to work as journalists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in San Marcos, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 12,700 journalists in California. Of these journalists, 500 were working in the greater San Marcos area. The number of journalists in San Marcos is expected to increase by 7% 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 San Marcos is $30,130 per year, which is higher than the average for journalists state-wide.