Virginia Beach has a general population of 425,257 and an overall student population of 20,302. Approximately 4,656 of Virginia Beach's students are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
Of the 1 journalism schools in Virginia Beach, the largest journalism school, by student population, is Regent University. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Journalism program at Regent University.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a journalism degree in Virginia Beach. In 2009 tuition at journalism schools in Virginia Beach was $11,290 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $880 for journalism related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,275 per year, on average, for room and board at Virginia Beach-based journalism schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,960.
If you decide to work as a journalist in Virginia Beach, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 journalists in Virginia were working in the greater Virginia Beach area. The number of journalists in Virginia Beach is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
As a journalist in Virginia Beach, 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.