Hamden's largest journalism school is Quinnipiac University. In 2010, approximately 89 students graduated from the Journalism program at Quinnipiac University.
In 2010, 89 students graduated with a journalism degree in Hamden. If you decide to attend a journalism school in Hamden, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $32,400.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for journalism related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,380 per year, on average, for room and board at Hamden-based journalism schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,600.
After graduating with your credentials in journalism, if you decide to work as a journalist in Hamden, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 780 journalists in Connecticut. Of these journalists, 80 were working in the greater Hamden area. Hamden's journalist workforce is projected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
As a journalist in Hamden, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,140 per year. This is higher than the average salary for journalists in the state.