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Journalism Schools in Florida

There are ten schools in the state of Florida offering journalism programs. 452 students graduated with degrees from Florida journalism schools in 2010. 438 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 14 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 396 students graduate from journalism programs in this state each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from journalism programs. Of those, 438 students graduated with a degree in journalism at the bachelor's level and 14 with a master's level degree.

Ten journalism schools are in Florida. And of these, six schools are private, while four schools are public. While tuition at a private journalism school varies from $16,430 to $37,836, tuition at a public journalism school varies from $4,615 to $5,044.

Average tuition for journalism programs is $18,622. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,615 per year, is at the University of South Florida-St. Petersburg, while the highest tuition for journalism programs, which is $37,836 every year, is at the University of Miami.

Florida schools offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees for journalism students.

Journalism Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

On average, 396 students graduate from journalism programs in this state each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from journalism programs. Of those, 438 students graduated with a degree in journalism at the bachelor's level and 14 with a master's level degree.

Journalism Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 338
  • Bachelor 2007: 350
  • Bachelor 2008: 330
  • Bachelor 2009: 377
  • Bachelor 2010: 438
  • Master 2006: 18
  • Master 2007: 10
  • Master 2008: 11
  • Master 2009: 17
  • Master 2010: 14

Journalism Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of 15 journalism programs. Of these programs, close to 80% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Journalism Program Availability in Florida

  • Bachelor: 12
  • Master: 3

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36480
  • 25th Percentile: 53410
  • Median: 96870
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24560
  • 25th Percentile: 31600
  • Median: 41510
  • 75th Percentile: 58580
  • 90th Percentile: 76810

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72150
  • Median Salary 2007: 80330
  • Median Salary 2008: 73630
  • Median Salary 2009: 88130
  • Median Salary 2010: 96870
  • Total Employed 2006: 360
  • Total Employed 2007: 270
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38010
  • Median Salary 2007: 37890
  • Median Salary 2008: 39850
  • Median Salary 2009: 42360
  • Median Salary 2010: 41510
  • Total Employed 2006: 2340
  • Total Employed 2007: 2460
  • Total Employed 2008: 2490
  • Total Employed 2009: 2120
  • Total Employed 2010: 2170

Florida vs National Journalism Employment

Florida vs National Journalism Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 4.783% (2430)

Journalism Schools in Florida

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1. The University of South Florida - St. Petersburg

140 Seventh Ave S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701-9807
(727) 873-4873

The University of South Florida-St. Petersburg is near the center of the city and it offers one journalism program. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks third in the state of Florida.

2. Warner University

13895 Hwy 27
Lake Wales, FL 33859-8797
(863) 638-1426

Founded in 1968, Warner University is a 4-year institution. This school, which is near Lake Wales, is in a rural area. It offers subjects such as journalism, elementary education, and business management. This liberal arts college offers one certificate, four degrees at the associates level, 21 bachelors level degrees, and three masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 1,082 students sought degrees from the 23 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This school is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

3. Southeastern University

1000 Longfellow Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33801-6034
(863) 667-5000

Southeastern University offers one journalism program and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Lakeland, FL. This school is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering journalism programs.

4. Lynn University

3601 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431-5598
(561) 237-7000

Lynn University offers one journalism program and Lynn, which is 2.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Boca Raton, FL. This school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering journalism in terms of programs.

5. Eckerd College

4200 54th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4700
(727) 867-1166

Eckerd College, which is near the center of the city, is located in St. Petersburg, FL and it offers one program in journalism. Eckerd is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering journalism programs.

6. The University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
(407) 823-2000

The University of Central Florida is in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida and it offers one program in journalism. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Florida.

7. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical Universit
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 599-3000

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University offers two programs in journalism. Specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level journalism degree and one master's level journalism degree. This university, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tallahassee, FL. It is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. Florida A & M Is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering journalism.

8. Florida Southern College

111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698
(863) 680-4111

Florida Southern College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Lakeland, FL. Florida Southern offers two journalism programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in journalism by it. Southern is a 4-year research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks ninth in the state of Florida.

9. The University of Florida

355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-3115
(352) 392-3261

The University of Florida offers one journalism program and UF, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Gainesville, FL. The U of F is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. It is the oldest institution in the state of Florida offering journalism programs.

10. The University of Miami

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33124
(305) 284-2211

The University of Miami is located in the suburbs of Coral Gables, Florida. Miami offers four journalism programs. Out of those, this university offers students three journalism degrees at the bachelor's level and one journalism degree at the master's level. This university is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering journalism programs.

11. Palm Beach Atlantic University - West Palm Beach

901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 803-2000

Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach is located in the center of West Palm Beach and it offers one program in journalism. This school is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Florida offering journalism in terms of programs.