There are schools offering journalism degrees in Missouri!
Schools Offering Journalism Programs in Missouri
Webster University, which was ranked 30th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a journalism program. It is located in Saint Louis. In 2010, Webster University graduated 23 students from its journalism program. Webster University charged in-state students $21,748 in tuition fees per year.
The second-ranked school in Missouri with a journalism program is Lindenwood University, which is located in Saint Charles. In 2010, it was ranked 43rd nationwide. In 2010, Lindenwood University graduated 6 students from its journalism program. Students at Lindenwood University paid $13,540 per year in tuition fees.
University of Missouri-Columbia, which is located in Columbia, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a journalism program. It received a ranking of 60th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Missouri-Columbia graduated 8 students from its journalism programs. Tuition at University of Missouri-Columbia was $8,501 per year.
If you choose to attend a Missouri journalism school, average tuition will be $11,215 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,920 per year to $21,748 per year. In 2010, the journalism schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Missouri were:
- Webster University - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $21,748 per year
- Drury University - located in Springfield, students are charged $19,854 per year
- College of the Ozarks - located in Point Lookout, students are charged $17,310 per year
The journalism schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Missouri were:
- Crowder College - located in Neosho, students are charged $1,920 per year
- Northwest Missouri State University - located in Maryville, students are charged $5,638 per year
- Lincoln University - located in Jefferson City, students are charged $6,175 per year
A journalism degree from a Missouri school... what next?
Most people who graduate from journalism school in Missouri go on to work as a journalist. 1,090 journalists were working in Missouri in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Missouri journalists:
- Bond County - 370 journalists
- Franklin County - 360 journalists
- Callaway County - 80 journalists
The government projects that by 2018, the number of journalists in the state of Missouri will shrink to 1,050. This would require a -6% decline in the profession.
A journalist in Missouri earns $35,750 per year on average. But, salaries for journalists can vary. In 2010, journalists made as little as less than $15,840 per year or as much as more than $62,960 per year in Missouri. The following counties in Missouri have the highest average salaries for journalists:
- Franklin County - $47,890 per year
- Callaway County - $38,000 per year
- Bond County - $36,330 per year
The Missouri counties with the lowest average salary for journalists are:
- Jasper County - $22,780 per year
- Audrain County - $24,160 per year
- Adair County - $24,310 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Missouri 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 Missouri
- Bachelor's Degree in Journalism in Missouri
Curious what studying Journalism gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Missouri
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Broadcast News Analysts||n/a||$32,100|
|Reporters and Correspondents||1,090||$35,750||-7.6%|
Got your degree? Time to find a job!
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