Ogden has a total population of 77,226 and a student population of 26,626. Of these students, 23,001 are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
The largest journalism school in Ogden, by student population, is Weber State University. In 2010, Weber State University graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in journalism.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a journalism degree from one of Ogden's journalism schools. If you decide to attend one of Ogden's journalism schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,572 per year in instate tuition and $24,038 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for journalism related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ogden-based journalism schools, you will have an added expense of $5,431 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,846.
If you plan on staying in Ogden after graduating from journalism school, you should know that job prospects for journalists in Ogden, which is the most popular journalism profession, are good. There were 2,410 journalists working in Utah and 60 working in the greater Ogden area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of journalists is expected to increase by 23% in Ogden. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
As a journalist in Ogden, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,880 per year. This is lower than the average salary for journalists in the state.