Nampa has a total population of 51,867 and a student population of 5,707. Of these students, 1,950 are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
Nampa's largest journalism school is Northwest Nazarene University. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Northwest Nazarene University with credentials in journalism.
In 2009 tuition at journalism schools in Nampa was $22,200 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for journalism related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,830 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Nampa after graduating from journalism school, you should know that job prospects for journalists in Nampa, which is the most popular journalism profession, are not very good. There were 830 journalists working in Idaho and 130 working in the greater Nampa area in 2010. The government projects that the number of journalists in Nampa 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 Nampa is $25,140 per year, which is higher than the average for journalists state-wide.