Laramie has a total population of 27,204 and a student population of 13,654. Of these students, 12,427 are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
University of Wyoming is the largest journalism school in Laramie, based on student population. Approximately 18 students graduated in 2010 from University of Wyoming with credentials in journalism.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a journalism degree from one of Laramie's journalism schools. Tuition in 2009 at Laramie's journalism schools was $16,020 per year for instate students and $23,940 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for journalism related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,006 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in journalism, if you decide to work as a journalist in Laramie, your job prospects are not very good. Laramie's journalist workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.