Stillwater has a general population of 39,065 and an overall student population of 23,639. Approximately 23,033 of Stillwater's students are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
Stillwater's largest journalism school is Oklahoma State University-Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 148 students graduated from the Journalism program at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus.
A reported 171 students graduated with credentials in journalism in Stillwater in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Stillwater's journalism schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,082 per year in instate tuition and $29,436 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $980 for journalism related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,402 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Stillwater, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 690 journalists in Oklahoma. Of these journalists, 60 were working in the greater Stillwater area. The number of journalists in Stillwater is expected to decrease by -17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a journalist in Stillwater is $23,720 per year, which is lower than the average for journalists state-wide.