With an overall population of 48,573 and a student population of 37,571, approximately 37,366 of New Brunswick students attend one of New Brunswick's schools that offer journalism programs.
The largest journalism school in New Brunswick, by student population, is Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Approximately 200 students graduated in 2010 from Rutgers University-New Brunswick with credentials in journalism.
In 2010, 200 students graduated with a journalism degree from one of New Brunswick's journalism schools. If you decide to attend one of New Brunswick's journalism schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,338 per year in instate tuition and $37,510 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,431 for journalism related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the New Brunswick-based journalism schools, you will have an added expense of $10,676 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,161.
If you decide to work as a journalist in New Brunswick, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,400 journalists in New Jersey. Of these journalists, 250 were working in the greater New Brunswick area. The government projects that the number of journalists in New Brunswick will decrease by -20% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.