Journalism in Hawaii

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Schools Offering Journalism Programs in Hawaii


Each year, roughly 0.2% of Hawaii students graduate with degrees in journalism. That means an estimated 40 journalists graduate from Hawaii's 2 journalism schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Hawaii that has a journalism program is University of Hawaii at Manoa. University of Hawaii at Manoa, which was ranked 35th in the country in 2010, is located in Honolulu. In 2010, University of Hawaii at Manoa graduated 29 students from its journalism program. Students at University of Hawaii at Manoa paid $8,095 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Hawaii that has a journalism program is Hawaii Pacific University. Hawaii Pacific University, which was ranked 47th in the country in 2010, is located in Honolulu. In 2010, Hawaii Pacific University graduated 11 students from its journalism program. Tuition at Hawaii Pacific University was $15,820 per year.

Cost

Journalism schools in Hawaii, charge students an average tuition of $11,958 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $15,820 per year, or as little as $8,095 per year. In 2010, the journalism schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Hawaii were:

  1. Hawaii Pacific University - located in Honolulu, students are charged $15,820 per year
  2. University of Hawaii at Manoa - located in Honolulu, students are charged $8,095 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Hawaii journalism schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Hawaii at Manoa - located in Honolulu, students are charged $8,095 per year
  2. Hawaii Pacific University - located in Honolulu, students are charged $15,820 per year

A journalism degree from a Hawaii school... what next?

The highest percentage of journalism graduates in Hawaii pursue careers as a journalist. In 2010, there were 130 journalists working in Hawaii. The Hawaii counties with the largest populations of journalists are:

  1. Hawaii County - 40 journalists
  2. Honolulu County

Salary

A journalist in Hawaii earns $43,080 per year on average. But, salaries for journalists can vary. In 2010, journalists made as little as less than $22,250 per year or as much as more than $72,930 per year in Hawaii. A journalist in the following Hawaii counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Hawaii County - $44,110 per year
  2. Honolulu County - $42,680 per year

The following counties in Hawaii have the lowest average salaries for journalists:

  1. Honolulu County - $42,680 per year
  2. Hawaii County - $44,110 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in journalism in Hawaii and to compare salaries with various related fields such as communications or journalism, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism in Hawaii

Want to study at your own time and pace?

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
10,349 miles from location University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu HI 64.5508 40% 20,435
10,351 miles from location Hawaii Pacific University Honolulu HI 52.6607 26% 8,113
 

Curious what studying Journalism gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Hawaii

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Photographers + 500 $31,260 13.6%
2
Reporters and Correspondents + 130 $43,080 -58.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are journalism related jobs in Hawaii