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Journalism Schools in Colorado

There are five Colorado schools offering journalism programs. 595 students graduated from programs at Colorado journalism schools in 2010. 571 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 24 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

561 students graduate from journalism programs in Colorado, on average, every year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from journalism programs. More specifically, 571 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in journalism and 24 with a degree at the master's level.

Five journalism schools are located in this southwestern state. And of these, one school is private, while four schools are public. Tuition at a private journalism school is $36,501, while tuition at a public journalism school varies from $4,093 to $8,511.

Average tuition for journalism programs is $15,360. The highest tuition for programs in journalism, which is $36,501 per year, is at the University of Denver, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,093 each year, is at Metropolitan State College of Denver.

Colorado schools offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees for students pursing journalism.

Journalism Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

561 students graduate from journalism programs in Colorado, on average, every year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from journalism programs. More specifically, 571 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in journalism and 24 with a degree at the master's level.

Journalism Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 513
  • Bachelor 2007: 512
  • Bachelor 2008: 500
  • Bachelor 2009: 529
  • Bachelor 2010: 571
  • Master 2006: 23
  • Master 2007: 40
  • Master 2008: 28
  • Master 2009: 25
  • Master 2010: 24

Journalism Program Availability in Colorado

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

Journalism Program Availability in Colorado

  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 1

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25870
  • 25th Percentile: 35660
  • Median: 54310
  • 75th Percentile: 101000
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21210
  • 25th Percentile: 28210
  • Median: 39140
  • 75th Percentile: 68960
  • 90th Percentile: 83010

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45520
  • Median Salary 2007: 67460
  • Median Salary 2008: 56950
  • Median Salary 2009: 63220
  • Median Salary 2010: 54310
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33850
  • Median Salary 2007: 36450
  • Median Salary 2008: 33490
  • Median Salary 2009: 35250
  • Median Salary 2010: 39140
  • Total Employed 2006: 820
  • Total Employed 2007: 840
  • Total Employed 2008: 880
  • Total Employed 2009: 920
  • Total Employed 2010: 1010

Colorado vs National Journalism Employment

Colorado vs National Journalism Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 2.165% (1100)

Journalism Schools in Colorado

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1. The University of Denver

2199 S. University Blvd
Denver, CO 80208
(303) 871-2000

The University of Denver is near the heart of downtown and it offers one journalism program. It is a 4-year research institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering journalism programs.

2. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

102 Administration Building
Fort Collins, CO 80523-0100
(970) 491-1101

Colorado State University-Fort Collins is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in journalism. Overall, 30,155 students pursue degrees in 159 Colorado State University-Fort Collins programs. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering journalism programs.

3. Metropolitan State College of Denver

Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80217-3362
(303) 556-3058

Metropolitan State College of Denver is 0.8 miles from the center of the city and this university offers one program in journalism. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering journalism programs.

4. The University of Colorado Boulder

Regent Drive at Broadway
Boulder, CO 80309-0017
(303) 492-1411

The University of Colorado Boulder is near the center of the city. This university offers two programs in journalism. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level journalism degree by CU and one master's level journalism degree. It is one of 7 research universities in Colorado. This university ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

5. The University of Northern Colorado

Carter Hall - Rm 4000
Greeley, CO 80639
(970) 351-1890

The University of Northern Colorado offers one program in journalism and Northern Colorado, which is near the center of the city, is located in Greeley, CO. It is one of 7 research universities in Colorado. This university ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.