Of the 1 journalism schools in Dekalb, the largest journalism school, by student population, is Northern Illinois University. In 2010, Northern Illinois University graduated approximately 68 students from its journalism program.
In 2010, 68 students graduated with a journalism degree in Dekalb. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,700 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Dekalb journalism schools was an average of $30,444 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for journalism related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,588 per year, on average, for room and board at Dekalb-based journalism schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Dekalb after graduating from journalism school, you should know that job prospects for journalists in Dekalb, which is the most popular journalism profession, are not very good. The number of journalists in Dekalb is expected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for journalists.