With an overall population of 8,832 and a student population of 11,300, approximately 11,300 of Cheney students attend one of Cheney's schools that offer journalism programs.
The largest journalism school in Cheney, by student population, is Eastern Washington University. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Eastern Washington University with credentials in journalism.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a journalism degree from one of Cheney's journalism schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,838 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cheney journalism schools was an average of $26,556 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,035 for journalism related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,073 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,765.
After graduating with your credentials in journalism, if you decide to work as a journalist in Cheney, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 4,190 journalists in Washington State, 90 were working in the greater Cheney area. The number of journalists in Cheney is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
As a journalist in Cheney, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,220 per year. This is higher than the average salary for journalists in the state.