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Journalism Schools in Kansas

There are six schools in the state of Kansas offering journalism programs. In 2010, 475 students graduated from programs at Kansas journalism schools. 434 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 39 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 461 students graduate from programs in Kansas in journalism per year. This accounts for 2% of journalism students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, two students graduated with an associate's level degree in journalism, 434 with a bachelor's level degree, and 39 with a degree at the master's level.

Six journalism schools are in Kansas. And out of these, while two schools are private, four schools are public. While public journalism school tuition varies from $7,376 to $8,733, tuition at a private journalism school varies from $20,475 to $20,630.

Average tuition for programs in journalism is $11,497. The lowest tuition in Kansas, which is $7,376 every year, is at Kansas State University, while the highest tuition for journalism programs, which is $20,630 every year, is at Tabor College.

Schools in this state offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in journalism.

Journalism Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 461 students graduate from programs in Kansas in journalism per year. This accounts for 2% of journalism students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, two students graduated with an associate's level degree in journalism, 434 with a bachelor's level degree, and 39 with a degree at the master's level.

Journalism Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 4
  • Associate 2007: 3
  • Associate 2008: 1
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 436
  • Bachelor 2007: 430
  • Bachelor 2008: 424
  • Bachelor 2009: 390
  • Bachelor 2010: 434
  • Master 2006: 34
  • Master 2007: 27
  • Master 2008: 22
  • Master 2009: 34
  • Master 2010: 39

Journalism Program Availability in Kansas

Schools in this state offer a total of eight journalism programs. Of these programs, about 50% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Journalism Program Availability in Kansas

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 2

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 30665
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18700
  • 25th Percentile: 22110
  • Median: 28900
  • 75th Percentile: 44870
  • 90th Percentile: 71940

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28075
  • Median Salary 2007: 29120
  • Median Salary 2008: 30195
  • Median Salary 2009: 30515
  • Median Salary 2010: 30665
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26130
  • Median Salary 2007: 22770
  • Median Salary 2008: 25170
  • Median Salary 2009: 27570
  • Median Salary 2010: 28900
  • Total Employed 2006: 650
  • Total Employed 2007: 570
  • Total Employed 2008: 530
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Kansas vs National Journalism Employment

Kansas vs National Journalism Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 1.063% (540)

Journalism Schools in Kansas

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1. Benedictine College

1020 N 2nd St
Atchison, KS 66002-1499
(913) 367-5340

Benedictine College is in town of Atchison, Kansas and this school offers one journalism program. It is a 4-year institution. Benedictine is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering journalism programs.

2. The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 624-1951

Founded in 1967, the Seward County Community College and Area Technical School is a public 2-year institution. This school, which is very close to Liberal, Kansas, is located in a rural setting. This public school offers students 19 certificates and 64 associates level degrees. 1,870 students pursued degrees from the 66 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as business and psychology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This school is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

3. Cloud County Community College

2221 Campus Dr
Concordia, KS 66901-1002
(785) 243-1435

Founded in 1965, Cloud County Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Concordia, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers 21 certificates and 18 degrees at the associates level to students. 2,733 students pursued degrees from the 25 programs at this community college in 2010. This college offers subjects including healthcare, liberal arts, and graphic design. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

4. Fort Scott Community College

2108 S Horton
Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223-2700

Founded in 1919, Fort Scott Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is very close to Fort Scott, Kansas, is in a rural area. It offers subjects including healthcare and carpentry. It offers students 19 certificates and 17 associates level degrees. 2,057 students sought degrees from the 26 programs at this college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this community college. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

5. Southwestern College

100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156-6224
(620) 229-6000

Southwestern College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1885. SC is located in town of Winfield, Kansas. SC offers students nine certificates, 67 bachelors level degrees, and ten degrees at the masters level. In 2010, 1,791 students sought degrees from the 79 programs at this school. It offers subjects including ministry, healthcare administration, and theology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

6. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas offers two programs in journalism. Out of those, it offers one journalism degree at the bachelor's level to students and one degree at the master's level in journalism. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Lawrence, KS. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering journalism programs.

7. Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Barton County Community College, which is only a few miles from Great Bend, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in journalism. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. It is the largest institution in the state of Kansas offering journalism in terms of programs.

8. Dodge City Community College

2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
(620) 225-1321

Dodge City Community College offers one program in journalism. 1,807 students seek degrees in 75 Dodge City Community College programs, overall. It is the third largest institution in the state of Kansas offering journalism in terms of programs.

9. Tabor College

400 S Jefferson
Hillsboro, KS 67063-1799
(620) 947-3121x1056

Tabor College is in Hillsboro, KS and Tabor offers one program in journalism. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering journalism in terms of programs.

10. Kansas State University

Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-6250

Kansas State University is in Manhattan, KS. Kansas State offers two journalism programs. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level journalism degree and one degree at the master's level in journalism. K-State is a public, 4-year, research institution. Kansas State is the oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering journalism programs.