In addition to meeting application requirements, you’ll have to consider how much it will cost to study at your dream school. Colleges and universities offer scholarships and financial aid, as do corporations, associations, and the government. You might be surprised by the options you discover. To help you get a sense of your baseline education costs, here are the typical tuition rates for a broadcast journalism degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,987 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

19% above average compared to other degrees

$ 23,230 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

16% above average compared to other degrees

$ 35,788 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

11% above average compared to other degrees

What do broadcast journalism graduates earn?

Broadcast journalism students make an average of $67,281 per year after graduation. This is 1% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 67,281 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 59% of degrees

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% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular broadcast journalism schools in the US

There are 128 schools in the US that offer a broadcast journalism degree. The broadcast journalism schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Boston University, University of Southern California and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in broadcast journalism per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Boston University$52,082
University of Southern California$54,259
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign$15,074
Syracuse University$46,755
University of Miami$48,484
Hofstra University$43,960
Ohio University-Main Campus$11,896
University of South Carolina-Columbia$11,862
University of Georgia$11,818
Washington State University$11,391

Top US schools for a broadcast journalism degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering broadcast journalism degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
University of Southern California16%$54,259
Boston University25%$52,082
Paine College32%$14,226
University of Miami36%$48,484
Hampton University36%$25,441
CUNY Brooklyn College40%$7,040
Universidad del Sagrado Corazon41%$6,000
Texas Christian University41%$44,760
Howard University41%$25,697
Rust College43%$9,700

Cheapest US schools for a broadcast journalism degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a broadcast journalism degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Cosumnes River College$1,104
Santa Ana College$1,142
San Diego City College$1,142
Long Beach City College$1,188
Palomar College$1,338
Pasadena City College$1,348
Santa Barbara City College$1,374
Valencia College$2,474
Hillsborough Community College$2,506
Aims Community College$2,756

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