New Haven has a total population of 123,626 and a student population of 32,290. Of these students, 11,815 are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
New Haven's largest journalism school is Southern Connecticut State University. Approximately 23 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Connecticut State University with credentials in journalism.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in journalism from journalism schools in New Haven in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at New Haven's journalism schools was $18,980 per year for instate students and $28,672 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for journalism related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the New Haven-based journalism schools, you will have an added expense of $9,424 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,390.
Many journalism graduates choose to work as journalists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Haven, your job prospects are not very good. There were 780 journalists working in Connecticut and 80 working in the greater New Haven area in 2010. New Haven's journalist workforce is projected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
As a journalist in New Haven, 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.