Journalism Schools In Pennsylvania

Journalism classes faculty can choose to work at one of 19 accredited journalism schools in Pennsylvania. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in journalism in the state of Pennsylvania, which encompasses journalism training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Journalism
  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism


Schools

  1. Bucks County Community College

    275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940-4106

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Carnegie Mellon University

    5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  4. Delaware County Community College

    901 S Media Line Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-1094

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  5. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

    219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, Pennsylvania 16444-0001

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  7. Gannon University

    109 W Sixth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16541-0001

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  8. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Lehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

    1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania 19352-0999

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  11. Lock Haven University

    401 North Fairview Street, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 17745-2390

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  12. Luzerne County Community College

    1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 18634-3899

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  13. Messiah College

    One College Ave, Grantham, Pennsylvania 17027

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  14. Northampton County Area Community College

    3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599

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  15. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Point Park University

    201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1984

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Seton Hill University

    1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

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  18. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

    1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257-2299

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  19. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Journalism Employment

Pennsylvania 4,500
National 105,350

Of all of the journalism professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Pennsylvania.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Pennsylvania

4,700 2,470 5,190 4,800 4,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, the field of journalism is shrinking. There were 200 less journalism professionals working in Pennsylvania in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of journalism professionals has shrunk by 4%. This decline is slower 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 Pennsylvania

$38,400 $35,265 $38,585 $42,043 $37,957
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of journalism professionals is declining, the salaries paid to journalism professionals are decreasing in Pennsylvania. In 2006 journalism professionals made a mean salary of $38,400 per year, and in 2010 they made $37,957 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$20,367
25th percentile
$25,537
50th percentile
$32,143
75th percentile
$41,860
90th percentile
$58,057

Thus, there was a 1% decline in journalism professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In Pennsylvania state, within the field of journalism, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid journalism professionals earn 185% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Communications
$43,370
Creative Writing
$53,590
Journalism
$37,957

Journalism professionals in Pennsylvania earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
20
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total27

The number of students graduating from the 19 accredited journalism schools in Pennsylvania is decreasing. In 2006, 848 students graduated from journalism courses in Pennsylvania. And in 2010, 844 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania by 0%. A majority of these graduates, or 74%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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