Journalism Schools In Ohio

Journalism classes faculty can choose to work at one of 21 accredited journalism schools in Ohio. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Ohio, and the future trends in journalism training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism
  • PhD degree in Journalism


Schools

  1. University of Akron Main Campus

    302 Buchtel Common, Akron, Ohio 44325-4702

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Ashland University

    401 College Ave, Ashland, Ohio 44805

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Bluffton University

    1 University Drive, Bluffton, Ohio 45817-2104

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

    220 McFall Ctr, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Central State University

    1400 Brush Row Rd, Wilberforce, Ohio 45384-1004

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus

    2624 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0063

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. University of Dayton

    300 College Park, Dayton, Ohio 45469

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. The University of Findlay

    1000 N Main St, Findlay, Ohio 45840-3653

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Kent State University at Kent

    Kent, Ohio 44242-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Marietta College

    Irvine Bldg, Marietta, Ohio 45750

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Miami University-Oxford

    501 East High St, Oxford, Ohio 45056

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Mount Vernon Nazarene University

    800 Martinsburg Rd, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050-9500

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Muskingum University

    163 Stormont Street, New Concord, Ohio 43762

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Ohio Northern University

    525 S. Main St, Ada, Ohio 45810-1599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Ohio State University-Main Campus

    190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, Ohio 43210

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Ohio University-Main Campus

    Athens, Ohio 45701-2979

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Ohio Wesleyan University

    61 S Sandusky Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015-2370

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Otterbein University

    1 Grove Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Tiffin University

    155 Miami Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. University of Toledo

    2801 W Bancroft, Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Youngstown State University

    One University Plaza, Youngstown, Ohio 44555-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Ohio Vs. National Journalism Employment

Ohio 4,530
National 105,350

Approximately 4% of the country's journalism professionals work in Ohio state.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Ohio

5,300 5,120 4,960 4,580 4,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Ohio, the field of journalism is shrinking. 770 less journalism professionals were working in Ohio in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Ohio, this field has shrunk by 15% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for journalism professionals which shows a 12% decrease in the number of journalism professionals working around the nation.

Journalism VS. All Professions salaries in Ohio

$45,600 $49,723 $51,800 $46,677 $45,150
$44,230 $45,388 $47,259 $48,341 $48,873
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to journalism professionals are declining in Ohio. In 2006 journalism professionals made a mean salary of $45,600 per year, and in 2010 they made $45,150 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Ohio

10th percentile
$21,337
25th percentile
$26,907
50th percentile
$34,667
75th percentile
$52,087
90th percentile
$86,367

Thus, journalism professionals' salaries declined by 1% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In Ohio state, within the field of journalism, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid journalism professionals earn 305% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Ohio

Communications
$39,836
Creative Writing
$54,010
Journalism
$45,150

In Ohio, journalism professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Journalism programs available for each degree type for all schools in Ohio

associate
0
bachelor
29
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total32

As the number of journalism professionals is decreasing in Ohio state, the number of students graduating from the 21 accredited journalism schools in Ohio state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 676 journalism graduates from journalism courses in Ohio and in 2010 there were 673 graduates.

This represents a 0% decrease in the number of journalism degree or certificate school graduates in Ohio state. Most of these graduates, or 91%, earned a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Ohio

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