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Journalism Schools in Alabama

There are five Alabama schools offering journalism programs. 187 students graduated with degrees from Alabama journalism schools in 2010. 174 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 13 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

164 students graduate from journalism programs in Alabama, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from journalism programs. Of those, 174 students graduated with a bachelor's level journalism degree and 13 with a master's level degree.

Five journalism schools are in this southern state. Of these, while three schools are public, two schools are private. While tuition at a public journalism school varies from $5,860 to $7,900, tuition at a private journalism school varies from $14,464 to $21,942.

Average tuition for programs in journalism is $10,646. The highest tuition for journalism programs, which is $21,942 per year, is at Stamford University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,860 every year, is at Troy University.

Alabama journalism schools offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees.

Journalism Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

164 students graduate from journalism programs in Alabama, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from journalism programs. Of those, 174 students graduated with a bachelor's level journalism degree and 13 with a master's level degree.

Journalism Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 116
  • Bachelor 2007: 147
  • Bachelor 2008: 132
  • Bachelor 2009: 175
  • Bachelor 2010: 174
  • Master 2006: 3
  • Master 2007: 6
  • Master 2008: 9
  • Master 2009: 16
  • Master 2010: 13

Journalism Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in this state offer a total of six programs in journalism. Of these programs, about 83.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Journalism Program Availability in Alabama

  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 1

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28550
  • 25th Percentile: 39080
  • Median: 46660
  • 75th Percentile: 62920
  • 90th Percentile: 111440

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18730
  • 25th Percentile: 22420
  • Median: 27680
  • 75th Percentile: 37060
  • 90th Percentile: 52350

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46690
  • Median Salary 2007: 51750
  • Median Salary 2008: 51810
  • Median Salary 2009: 50900
  • Median Salary 2010: 46660
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24180
  • Median Salary 2007: 24680
  • Median Salary 2008: 25460
  • Median Salary 2009: 28240
  • Median Salary 2010: 27680
  • Total Employed 2006: 900
  • Total Employed 2007: 640
  • Total Employed 2008: 560
  • Total Employed 2009: 500
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Alabama vs National Journalism Employment

Alabama vs National Journalism Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.240% (630)

Journalism Schools in Alabama

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1. Stillman College

3601 Stillman Boulevard
Tuscaloosa, AL 35403
(205) 349-4240

Stillman College offers one journalism program and Stillman, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Tuscaloosa, AL. Overall, 1,056 students pursue degrees in 13 Stillman College programs. Stillman is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering journalism programs.

2. Troy University

University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082-0001
(334) 670-3100

Troy University offers one program in journalism. Overall, 28,322 students pursue degrees in 66 programs at this school. This school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering journalism in terms of programs.

3. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama and it offers one program in journalism. Samford is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering journalism.

4. Oakwood University

7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896
(256) 726-7000

Oakwood University is a historically black 4-year institution, founded in 1896. OU, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Huntsville, AL. Oakwood offers students one certificate, seven associates level degrees, 61 degrees at the bachelors level, and one masters level degree. 1,915 students pursued degrees from the 68 programs at this school in 2010. Oakwood offers subjects including language, liberal arts, and chemistry. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this small school.

5. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University offers one program in journalism and AU is near the center of the city. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

6. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama offers two journalism programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in journalism by this university and one master's level journalism degree. Bama, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. 30,127 students pursue degrees in 188 Alabama programs, overall. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.