There are schools offering journalism degrees in Texas!
Schools Offering Journalism Programs in Texas
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The top-ranked school in Texas with a journalism program is The University of Texas at Austin, which is located in Austin. In 2010, it was ranked 11th nationwide. 234 students graduated with a degree in journalism from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010. Tuition at The University of Texas at Austin was $9,418 per year.
Texas A & M University, which is located in College Station, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a journalism program. It received a ranking of 15th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Texas A & M University graduated 48 students from its journalism program. The tuition rate at Texas A & M University was $8,387 per year.
The third-ranked school in Texas with a journalism program is Texas Christian University, which is located in Fort Worth. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. In 2010, Texas Christian University graduated 36 students from its journalism programs. Texas Christian University charged in-state students $30,090 in tuition fees per year.
Journalism schools in Texas, charge students an average tuition of $9,151 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $37,230 per year, or as little as $1,164 per year. In 2010, the journalism schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Texas were:
- Southern Methodist University - located in Dallas, students are charged $37,230 per year
- Texas Christian University - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $30,090 per year
- Baylor University - located in Waco, students are charged $29,884 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Texas journalism schools were charged at the following schools:
- Paris Junior College - located in Paris, students are charged $1,164 per year
- Kilgore College - located in Kilgore, students are charged $1,176 per year
- San Jacinto Community College - located in Pasadena, students are charged $1,410 per year
A journalism degree from a Texas school... what next?
Most people who graduate from journalism school in Texas go on to work as a journalist. If you decide to work as a journalist in Texas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,600 Texas journalists as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Texas journalists:
- Austin County - 520 journalists
- Collin County - 390 journalists
- Bastrop County - 310 journalists
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 4,310 journalists will be working in Texas state. This would require the number of journalists to grow by 3%.
A journalist in Texas earns $35,880 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Texas journalists earned as little as less than $15,780 per year or as much as more than $91,970 per year. The counties in Texas with the highest average salary for a journalist are:
- Collin County - $46,520 per year
- Cameron County - $44,080 per year
- Bastrop County - $41,470 per year
On average, journalists earns the least in the following Texas counties:
- Cooke County - $18,450 per year
- Callahan County - $19,020 per year
- Anderson County - $22,970 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Texas statistics regarding a career in journalism and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Texas
- Bachelor's Degree in Journalism in Texas
- Master's Degree in Journalism in Texas
- Doctoral Degree in Journalism in Texas
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|6,687 miles from location||The University of Texas at Austin||Austin||TX||88.8663||51%||50,995|
|6,603 miles from location||Texas A & M University||College Station||TX||85.085||53%||48,702|
|6,685 miles from location||Austin Community College District||Austin||TX||12.3025||n/a||40,248|
|6,546 miles from location||University of Houston||Houston||TX||32.0392||41%||37,000|
|6,638 miles from location||University of North Texas||Denton||TX||34.4764||43%||35,003|
|6,700 miles from location||Texas State University-San Marcos||San Marcos||TX||68.5508||40%||30,803|
|6,907 miles from location||Texas Tech University||Lubbock||TX||71.9834||41%||30,049|
|6,639 miles from location||The University of Texas at Arlington||Arlington||TX||27.8116||55%||28,085|
|6,532 miles from location||San Jacinto Community College||Pasadena||TX||12.8421||n/a||27,011|
|6,736 miles from location||San Antonio College||San Antonio||TX||9.68457||n/a||24,135|
|6,684 miles from location||Central Texas College||Killeen||TX||16.1488||n/a||24,133|
|7,192 miles from location||The University of Texas at El Paso||El Paso||TX||25.9553||47%||21,011|
|6,731 miles from location||The University of Texas-Pan American||Edinburg||TX||56.8684||56%||18,337|
|6,555 miles from location||Sam Houston State University||Huntsville||TX||29.6109||25%||16,772|
|6,644 miles from location||Baylor University||Waco||TX||38.572||20%||14,614|
|6,637 miles from location||Texas Woman's University||Denton||TX||59.8874||39%||13,338|
|6,499 miles from location||Stephen F Austin State University||Nacogdoches||TX||57.9428||37%||12,845|
|6,678 miles from location||Del Mar College||Corpus Christi||TX||11.9255||n/a||12,069|
|6,533 miles from location||Tyler Junior College||Tyler||TX||13.9338||n/a||11,045|
|6,619 miles from location||Southern Methodist University||Dallas||TX||37.1432||30%||10,891|
|6,547 miles from location||Texas Southern University||Houston||TX||40.0528||22%||9,394|
|6,567 miles from location||Texas A & M University-Commerce||Commerce||TX||26.7013||46%||9,021|
|6,653 miles from location||Texas Christian University||Fort Worth||TX||72.2184||26%||8,853|
|6,899 miles from location||West Texas A & M University||Canyon||TX||25.1897||47%||7,634|
|6,734 miles from location||University of the Incarnate Word||San Antonio||TX||54.816||32%||6,756|
|6,841 miles from location||Angelo State University||San Angelo||TX||22.3683||52%||6,387|
|6,509 miles from location||Kilgore College||Kilgore||TX||15.7866||n/a||6,375|
|6,713 miles from location||Midwestern State University||Wichita Falls||TX||54.2603||37%||6,341|
|6,933 miles from location||Midland College||Midland||TX||17.4861||n/a||6,227|
|6,532 miles from location||The University of Texas at Tyler||Tyler||TX||57.5552||57%||6,201|
|6,543 miles from location||Paris Junior College||Paris||TX||13.1909||n/a||5,580|
|6,460 miles from location||Texarkana College||Texarkana||TX||13.8651||n/a||5,018|
|6,791 miles from location||Abilene Christian University||Abilene||TX||31.2961||54%||4,813|
|6,648 miles from location||Texas Wesleyan University||Fort Worth||TX||50.675||56%||3,333|
|6,859 miles from location||Western Texas College||Snyder||TX||19.1486||n/a||2,473|
|6,792 miles from location||Hardin-Simmons University||Abilene||TX||60.7698||65%||2,305|
|6,652 miles from location||Southwestern Adventist University||Keene||TX||20.5477||36%||809|
Curious what studying Journalism gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Texas
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Reporters and Correspondents +||2,600||$35,880||-8.1%|
|Broadcast News Analysts +||300||$82,950||-25.0%|
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