Jamaica's largest journalism school is St. John's University-New York. In 2010, St. John's University-New York graduated approximately 29 students with credentials in journalism.
A total of 29 students graduated with credentials in journalism from journalism schools in Jamaica in 2010. If you decide to attend a journalism school in Jamaica, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,040.
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 Jamaica. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $13,140 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $36,640.
After graduating with your credentials in journalism, if you decide to work as a journalist in Jamaica, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of journalists in Jamaica will decrease by -16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.