Norfolk has a general population of 234,403 and an overall student population of 64,591. Approximately 6,993 of Norfolk's students are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
Of the 1 journalism schools in Norfolk, the largest journalism school, by student population, is Norfolk State University. In 2010, Norfolk State University graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in journalism.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in journalism from journalism schools in Norfolk in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Norfolk's journalism schools was $19,140 per year for instate students and $31,199 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a journalism program in Norfolk. And if you live on campus at one of the Norfolk-based journalism schools, you will have an added expense of $7,329 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,764.
If you plan on staying in Norfolk after graduating from journalism school, you should know that job prospects for journalists in Norfolk, which is the most popular journalism profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 journalists in Virginia were working in the greater Norfolk area. The government projects that the number of journalists in Norfolk will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
As a journalist in Norfolk, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,980 per year. This is lower than the average salary for journalists in the state.