Greenville has a total population of 60,476 and a student population of 27,955. Of these students, 27,654 are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
Of the 1 journalism schools in Greenville, the largest journalism school, by student population, is East Carolina University. In 2010, East Carolina University graduated approximately 39 students with credentials in journalism.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with a journalism degree in Greenville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,502 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Greenville journalism schools was an average of $27,336 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,075 for journalism related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Greenville-based journalism schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,702.
If you plan on staying in Greenville after graduating from journalism school, you should know that job prospects for journalists in Greenville, which is the most popular journalism profession, are good. There were 4,070 journalists working in North Carolina and 40 working in the greater Greenville area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of journalists is expected to increase by 14% in Greenville. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a journalist in Greenville is $23,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for journalists.