With an overall population of 6,738 and a student population of 5,666, approximately 5,666 of Elon College students attend one of Elon College's schools that offer journalism programs.
Elon University is the largest journalism school in Elon College, based on student population. In 2010, Elon University graduated approximately 35 students from its journalism program.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a journalism degree from one of Elon College's journalism schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,489 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a journalism program in Elon College. And if you live on campus at one of the Elon College-based journalism schools, you will have an added expense of $8,236 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many journalism graduates choose to work as journalists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Elon College, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,070 journalists in North Carolina, 120 were working in the greater Elon College area. The number of journalists in Elon College is expected to increase by 14% 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 Elon College is $22,400 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for journalists.