Frankfort has a total population of 27,741 and a student population of 2,834. Of these students, 2,834 are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
Frankfort's largest journalism school is Kentucky State University. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Journalism program at Kentucky State University.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in journalism from journalism schools in Frankfort in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,466 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Frankfort journalism schools was an average of $24,428 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a journalism program in Frankfort. And if you live on campus at one of the Frankfort-based journalism schools, you will have an added expense of $6,480 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Frankfort after graduating from journalism school, you should know that job prospects for journalists in Frankfort, which is the most popular journalism profession, are not very good. There were 850 journalists working in Kentucky and 50 working in the greater Frankfort area in 2010. The government projects that the number of journalists in Frankfort will decrease by -10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a journalist in Frankfort is $19,390 per year, which is lower than the average for journalists state-wide.