If you are interested in pursuing journalism, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 journalism schools in Spokane, Washington. With an overall population of 195,629 and a student population of 28,115, approximately 10,414 of Spokane students attend one of Spokane's schools that offer journalism programs.
Of the 2 journalism schools in Spokane, the largest journalism school, by student population, is Gonzaga University. In 2010, Gonzaga University graduated approximately 26 students with credentials in journalism.
A reported 51 students graduated with credentials in journalism in Spokane in 2010. In 2009 tuition at journalism schools in Spokane was $29,162 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $930 for journalism related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,183 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $32,163.
If you plan on staying in Spokane after graduating from journalism school, you should know that job prospects for journalists in Spokane, which is the most popular journalism profession, are average. In 2010, there were 4,190 journalists in Washington State. Of these journalists, 90 were working in the greater Spokane area. The government projects that the number of journalists in Spokane will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
As a journalist in Spokane, 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.
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