Richlands has a general population of 4,144 and an overall student population of 7,710. Approximately 3,855 of Richlands's students are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
The largest journalism school in Richlands, by student population, is Southwest Virginia Community College. In 2010, Southwest Virginia Community College graduated approximately 0 students from its journalism program.
In 2009 tuition at journalism schools in Richlands was $2,638 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for journalism related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in journalism, if you decide to work as a journalist in Richlands, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,310 journalists working in Virginia and 30 working in the greater Richlands area in 2010. Richlands's journalist workforce is projected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
As a journalist in Richlands, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,970 per year. This is lower than the average salary for journalists in the state.