Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for a journalism and related studies degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,193 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

20% above average compared to other degrees

$ 23,196 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

13% above average compared to other degrees

$ 35,999 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

10% above average compared to other degrees

What do journalism and related studies graduates earn?

Journalism and related studies students make an average of $65,716 per year after graduation. This is 2% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 65,716 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 59% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees


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