If you decide that you want to get a journalism degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 journalism schools in Seattle, Washington. Seattle has a general population of 563,374 and an overall student population of 95,293. Approximately 53,694 of Seattle's students are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
The largest journalism school in Seattle, by student population, is University of Washington-Seattle Campus. In 2010, University of Washington-Seattle Campus graduated approximately 56 students with credentials in journalism.
In 2010, 74 students graduated with a journalism degree in Seattle. Tuition in 2009 at Seattle's journalism schools was $31,971 per year for instate students and $40,309 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,237 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a journalism program in Seattle. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,459 per year, on average, for room and board at Seattle-based journalism schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,496.
After graduating with your credentials in journalism, if you decide to work as a journalist in Seattle, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 4,190 journalists in Washington State, 700 were working in the greater Seattle area. The number of journalists in Seattle is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
As a journalist in Seattle, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,540 per year. This is higher than the average salary for journalists in the state.
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