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Journalism Schools in New Jersey

There are five schools in the state of New Jersey offering journalism programs. In 2010, 255 students graduated with degrees from New Jersey journalism schools. 242 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 13 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

242 students graduate from journalism programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from journalism programs. Of those, 13 students graduated with an associate's level journalism degree and 242 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Five journalism schools are located in this Mid-Atlantic state. And out of these, five schools are public. Public journalism school tuition varies from $11,676 to $12,582.

Average tuition for programs in journalism is $12,246. While the lowest tuition in this state is at Rowan University, the highest tuition for programs in journalism, which is $12,582 each year, is at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

Journalism schools in New Jersey offer associates degrees and bachelors degrees. No students at the undergraduate level in journalism sought masters level degrees in 2010.

Journalism Program Completions in New Jersey 2006 - 2010

242 students graduate from journalism programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from journalism programs. Of those, 13 students graduated with an associate's level journalism degree and 242 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Journalism Program Completions in New Jersey 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 2
  • Associate 2008: 5
  • Associate 2009: 5
  • Associate 2010: 13
  • Bachelor 2006: 264
  • Bachelor 2007: 210
  • Bachelor 2008: 225
  • Bachelor 2009: 225
  • Bachelor 2010: 242

Journalism Program Availability in New Jersey

New Jersey schools offer a total of five programs in journalism. Of these programs, about 60% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Journalism Program Availability in New Jersey

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 3

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29720
  • 25th Percentile: 40180
  • Median: 68430
  • 75th Percentile: 112330
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23400
  • 25th Percentile: 30930
  • Median: 43790
  • 75th Percentile: 67090
  • 90th Percentile: 107940

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62620
  • Median Salary 2007: 47320
  • Median Salary 2008: 62010
  • Median Salary 2009: 53450
  • Median Salary 2010: 68430
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38680
  • Median Salary 2007: 41120
  • Median Salary 2008: 43380
  • Median Salary 2009: 44260
  • Median Salary 2010: 43790
  • Total Employed 2006: 1590
  • Total Employed 2007: 1600
  • Total Employed 2008: 1350
  • Total Employed 2009: 1070
  • Total Employed 2010: 870

New Jersey vs National Journalism Employment

New Jersey vs National Journalism Employment

  • Employed in New Jersey: 1.890% (960)

Journalism Schools in New Jersey

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1. Salem Community College

460 Hollywood Avenue
Carneys Point, NJ 08069-2799
(856) 299-2100

Salem Community College is located in Carneys Point, New Jersey, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in journalism. This college is one of 19 community colleges in New Jersey. This community college is the second oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering programs in journalism.

2. Ocean County College

College Drive
Toms River, NJ 08754-2001
(732) 255-0400

Ocean County College is in the suburbs of Toms River, New Jersey and it offers one journalism program. It is one of 19 community colleges in New Jersey. This college is the largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering journalism.

3. Rutgers University - New Brunswick

83 Somerset St
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1281
(732) 932-1766

Rutgers University-New Brunswick offers one journalism program and it is 0.9 miles from the center of the city. This public university is one of 2 schools requiring freshmen to live on campus in New Jersey. Rutgers University ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of New Jersey.

4. Rowan University

201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 8028
(856) 256-4000

Rowan University is in the suburbs of Glassboro, New Jersey and it offers one program in journalism. Overall, 11,300 students pursue degrees in 67 Rowan programs. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of New Jersey offering journalism.

5. Rutgers University - Newark

249 University Avenue- Blumenthal Hall
Newark, NJ 7102
(973) 353-1766

Rutgers University-Newark is in the center of Newark and this university offers one journalism program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This public university ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of New Jersey.