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Journalism Schools in Arizona

There are six schools in the state of Arizona offering journalism programs. 470 students graduated from programs at Arizona journalism schools in 2010. 434 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 28 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

479 students graduate from programs in this state in journalism, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from journalism programs. Of those, four students graduated with journalism certificates, four with an associate's level degree, 434 with a bachelor's level degree, and 28 with a degree at the master's level.

Six journalism schools are in Arizona. And of these, six schools are public. Public journalism school tuition varies from $7,672 to $8,237.

Average tuition for programs in journalism is $7,983. While the lowest tuition in Arizona is at Northern Arizona University, the highest tuition for programs in journalism, which is $8,237 every year, is at the University of Arizona.

Journalism schools in Arizona offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Journalism Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

479 students graduate from programs in this state in journalism, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from journalism programs. Of those, four students graduated with journalism certificates, four with an associate's level degree, 434 with a bachelor's level degree, and 28 with a degree at the master's level.

Journalism Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 9
  • Certificate 2007: 10
  • Certificate 2008: 9
  • Certificate 2009: 4
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 1
  • Associate 2009: 1
  • Associate 2010: 4
  • Bachelor 2006: 422
  • Bachelor 2007: 449
  • Bachelor 2008: 451
  • Bachelor 2009: 428
  • Bachelor 2010: 434
  • Master 2006: 15
  • Master 2007: 19
  • Master 2008: 28
  • Master 2009: 16
  • Master 2010: 28

Journalism Program Availability in Arizona

Schools in this state offer a total of nine journalism programs. Of these programs, around 33% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Journalism Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 1

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25850
  • 25th Percentile: 28350
  • Median: 38800
  • 75th Percentile: 58000
  • 90th Percentile: 89580

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21590
  • 25th Percentile: 28410
  • Median: 40110
  • 75th Percentile: 55520
  • 90th Percentile: 70320

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49760
  • Median Salary 2007: 50240
  • Median Salary 2008: 60760
  • Median Salary 2009: 51910
  • Median Salary 2010: 38800
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28860
  • Median Salary 2007: 29180
  • Median Salary 2008: 30870
  • Median Salary 2009: 31780
  • Median Salary 2010: 40110
  • Total Employed 2006: 700
  • Total Employed 2007: 760
  • Total Employed 2008: 890
  • Total Employed 2009: 740
  • Total Employed 2010: 820

Arizona vs National Journalism Employment

Arizona vs National Journalism Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.732% (880)

Journalism Schools in Arizona

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1. Scottsdale Community College

9000 E Chaparral Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
(480) 423-6000

Scottsdale Community College is located in Scottsdale, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two journalism programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in journalism by this college and one degree at the associate's level in journalism. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arizona.

2. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Flagstaff, AZ and it offers one journalism program. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. NAU ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arizona.

3. Glendale Community College

6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 845-3000

Glendale Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1927. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Glendale, AZ. It is the 11th biggest institution in the state of Arizona. It offers subjects such as entrepreneurship, accounting, and allied health. This college offers 43 certificates and 51 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 21,373 students sought degrees from the 73 programs at this college. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

4. The University of Arizona

1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
(520) 621-2211

The University of Arizona, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tucson, AZ and this university offers one journalism program. 39,086 students seek degrees in 406 Arizona programs, overall. It is the second largest institution in the state of Arizona offering journalism.

5. Prescott College

220 Grove Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301
(877) 350-2100

Prescott College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1966. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Prescott, AZ. It offers subjects including early childhood education and health science. This liberal arts college offers 29 certificates, 152 bachelors level degrees, 97 masters level degrees, and one doctoral level degree to students. 1,132 students pursued degrees from the 188 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school. It is the only liberal arts college in Arizona.

6. Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

Mesa Community College is near the heart of downtown and this college offers one journalism program. Overall, 26,408 students seek degrees in 133 Mesa Community College programs. In terms of programs, this community college is the second largest institution in the state of Arizona offering journalism.

7. Paradise Valley Community College

18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 787-6500

Paradise Valley Community College offers one program in journalism and it is near Phoenix, AZ. Overall, 10,282 students pursue degrees in 60 programs at this college. This public college is the fourth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering journalism.

8. Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 264-2492

Phoenix College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1920. This college, which is 2.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Phoenix, AZ. It is the 12th largest institution in the state of Arizona. It offers subjects such as finance, medical transcription, and medical coding. Students are offered 70 certificates and 67 associates level degrees by it. 13,000 students sought degrees from the 94 programs at this community college in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This large college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

9. Cochise College

4190 W Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-9724
(520) 515-0500

Cochise College offers one program in journalism and it is in Douglas, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 5,585 students seek degrees in 133 Cochise College programs. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering journalism programs.