New Albany has a general population of 37,603 and an overall student population of 6,840. Approximately 6,840 of New Albany's students are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
Of the 1 journalism schools in New Albany, the largest journalism school, by student population, is Indiana University-Southeast. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Indiana University-Southeast with credentials in journalism.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a journalism degree in New Albany. Tuition in 2009 at New Albany's journalism schools was $18,470 per year for instate students and $27,158 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $880 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a journalism program in New Albany. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,860 per year, on average, for room and board at New Albany-based journalism schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,210.
If you plan on staying in New Albany after graduating from journalism school, you should know that job prospects for journalists in New Albany, which is the most popular journalism profession, are good. In 2010, there were 4,930 journalists in Indiana. Of these journalists, 270 were working in the greater New Albany area. New Albany's journalist workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a journalist in New Albany is $26,920 per year, which is higher than the average for journalists state-wide.