Journalism in Nevada

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Schools Offering Journalism Programs in Nevada


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Nevada receive journalism degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 101 journalists graduate from Nevada's 2 journalism schools.

Top Schools

University of Nevada-Reno, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Nevada that has a journalism program. It is located in Reno. 95 students graduated with a degree in journalism from University of Nevada-Reno in 2010. University of Nevada-Reno charged in-state students $5,561 in tuition fees per year.

College of Southern Nevada, which was ranked 91st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nevada that has a journalism program. It is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, 6 students graduated from College of Southern Nevada journalism program. College of Southern Nevada charged in-state students $2,243 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Nevada's journalism schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $3,902 per year, though tuition can range from $5,561 per year to $2,243 per year. In 2010, the journalism schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nevada were:

  1. University of Nevada-Reno - located in Reno, students are charged $5,561 per year
  2. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year

The following Nevada journalism schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. University of Nevada-Reno - located in Reno, students are charged $5,561 per year

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

Most people who graduate from journalism school in Nevada go on to work as a journalist. If you decide to work as a journalist in Nevada, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 300 Nevada journalists as of 2010. The Nevada counties with the largest populations of journalists are:

  1. Clark County - 210 journalists
  2. Pinal County - 70 journalists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of journalists is expected to shrink by -14% by 2018. There are projected to be 230 journalists working in the Nevada then.

Salary

A journalist in Nevada earns $46,290 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Nevada journalists earned as little as less than $26,010 per year or as much as more than $71,290 per year. The following counties in Nevada have the highest average salaries for journalists:

  1. Pinal County - $46,800 per year
  2. Clark County - $46,680 per year

A journalist in the following counties in Nevada make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Clark County - $46,680 per year
  2. Pinal County - $46,800 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nevada statistics regarding a career in journalism. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as communications or journalism.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Journalism in Nevada
  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism in Nevada
  • Master's Degree in Journalism in Nevada

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,784 miles from location University of Nevada-Reno Reno NV 29.9905 49% 16,875
 

Curious what studying Journalism gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Broadcast News Analysts + n/a $71,410
2
Photographers + 700 $39,900 -11.4%
3
Reporters and Correspondents + 300 $46,290 20.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are journalism related jobs in Nevada