Provo has a total population of 105,166 and a student population of 35,114. Of these students, 34,130 are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
Provo's largest journalism school is Brigham Young University. In 2010, Brigham Young University graduated approximately 86 students with credentials in journalism.
In 2010, 87 students graduated with a journalism degree from one of Provo's journalism schools. If you decide to attend a journalism school in Provo, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,290.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for journalism related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Provo-based journalism schools, you will have an added expense of $6,840 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,990.
After graduating with your credentials in journalism, if you decide to work as a journalist in Provo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,410 journalists in Utah, 60 were working in the greater Provo area. Provo's journalist workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a journalist in Provo is $25,500 per year, which is lower than the average for journalists state-wide.