Romeoville has a general population of 21,153 and an overall student population of 5,847. Approximately 5,847 of Romeoville's students are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
Lewis University is the largest journalism school in Romeoville, based on student population. In 2010, Lewis University graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in journalism.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a journalism degree in Romeoville. In 2009 tuition at journalism schools in Romeoville was $22,990 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a journalism program in Romeoville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,890.
If you decide to work as a journalist in Romeoville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 journalists in Illinois were working in the greater Romeoville area. Romeoville's journalist workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a journalist in Romeoville is $36,910 per year, which is higher than the average for journalists state-wide.