Journalism Schools In Rhode Island

There is only one accredited journalism school in Rhode Island for faculty who teach journalism classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Rhode Island, and the future trends in journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


  1. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Journalism Employment

Rhode Island 350
National 105,350

Approximately 0% of the country's journalism professionals work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Rhode Island

410 410 440 430 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Journalism is a shrinking field in Rhode Island. In 2010 there were 60 less journalism professionals working in Rhode Island than there were in 2006. This represents a 15% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of journalism professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of journalism professionals has shrunk by 12% from 2006 to 2010.

Journalism VS. All Professions salaries in Rhode Island

$47,555 $48,525 $48,750 $47,545 $47,335
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
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 Rhode Island. Journalism professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $47,555 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $47,335 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Rhode Island

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This represents a decline in salaries of 0%. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In Rhode Island state, within the field of journalism, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid journalism professionals earn 176% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Creative Writing

In Rhode Island, journalism professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Journalism programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the only accredited journalism school in Rhode Island is decreasing. In 2006 there were 31 journalism graduates from journalism courses in Rhode Island and in 2010 there were 31 graduates.

This represents a 0% decrease in the number of journalism degree or certificate school graduates in Rhode Island state. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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