Journalism in Vermont

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Schools Offering Journalism Programs in Vermont


Around 0.3% of Vermont's graduates graduate from journalism degree programs every year. Thus, Vermont's 4 journalism schools put out approximately 55 journalists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Vermont that has a journalism program is Saint Michael's College. Saint Michael's College, which was ranked 31st in the country in 2010, is located in Colchester. 38 students graduated with a degree in journalism from Saint Michael's College in 2010. Saint Michael's College charged in-state students $34,845 in tuition fees per year.

Castleton State College, which was ranked 44th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Vermont that has a journalism program. It is located in Castleton. 5 students graduated with degree in journalism from Castleton State College in 2010. The tuition rate at Castleton State College was $9,096 per year.

The third-ranked school in Vermont that has a journalism program is Lyndon State College. Lyndon State College, which was ranked 50th in the country in 2010, is located in Lyndonville. In 2010, Lyndon State College graduated 6 students from its journalism programs. Lyndon State College charged in-state students $9,096 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Vermont journalism school, average tuition will be $20,054 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $9,096 per year to $34,845 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Vermont journalism schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Saint Michael's College - located in Colchester, students are charged $34,845 per year
  2. Champlain College - located in Burlington, students are charged $27,180 per year
  3. Lyndon State College - located in Lyndonville, students are charged $9,096 per year

The following Vermont journalism schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Lyndon State College - located in Lyndonville, students are charged $9,096 per year
  2. Castleton State College - located in Castleton, students are charged $9,096 per year
  3. Champlain College - located in Burlington, students are charged $27,180 per year

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

A large number of Vermont journalism graduates become journalists. If you decide to work as a journalist in Vermont, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 120 Vermont journalists as of 2010. The Vermont counties with the largest populations of journalists are:

  1. Addison County - 90 journalists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of journalists in Vermont will shrink by -5%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 200 journalists working in Vermont.

Salary

A journalist in Vermont makes an average of $39,330 per year. But, salaries for journalists can vary. In 2010, journalists made as little as less than $25,870 per year or as much as more than $58,350 per year in Vermont. The following counties in Vermont have the highest average salaries for journalists:

  1. Addison County - $37,785 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Vermont 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism in Vermont

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,402 miles from location Champlain College Burlington VT 27.8174 24% 2,938
5,401 miles from location Saint Michael's College Colchester VT 68.5456 22% 2,466
5,388 miles from location Castleton State College Castleton VT 55.9516 30% 2,191
5,346 miles from location Lyndon State College Lyndonville VT 50.1382 39% 1,521
 

Curious what studying Journalism gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Reporters and Correspondents + 120 $39,330 20.0%
2
Photographers + 100 $40,560 0.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are journalism related jobs in Vermont