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Journalism Schools in Connecticut

In 2018-2019, 149 students earned their Journalism degrees in CT.

As a degree choice, Journalism is the 86th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Journalism Majors in Connecticut

Journalism majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 134
Master’s Degree 15

Gender Distribution

In Connecticut, a journalism major is more popular with women than with men.

Journalism Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of journalism majors in Connecticut is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 13.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.1%
  • White: 67.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.4%
  • Other Races: 2.7%
Journalism Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Journalism Grads in Connecticut

There are 3,300 people in the state and 318,590 people in the nation working in journalism jobs.

Journalism Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Journalism Jobs in Connecticut

Journalism grads earn an average of $71,260 in the state and $69,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Connecticut that offer journalism degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
10,207 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $39,307. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Quinnipiac. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,412 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $21,588. 74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.30%.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,822 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.73 years. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year.

#3

Fairfield University

Fairfield
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
5,273 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Fairfield U. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $55,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
10,050 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,800 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending SCSU will pay a net price of $19,291.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,413 Total Students

77% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,500 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,240.

Journalism Careers in CT

Some of the careers journalism majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Film and Video Editors 14% $65,970
Writers and Authors 6% $74,860
Communications Professors 5% $82,880
Photographers -7% $38,090
Editors -8% $64,860
Radio and Television Announcers -9% $28,290
Reporters and Correspondents -14% $35,920

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to journalism.

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Communication & Media Studies 999
Public Relations & Advertising 220
Radio, TV & Digital Communication 211
Other Communication & Journalism 5

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