Journalism Schools In Texas

Texas has 37 accredited journalism schools where journalism faculty who teach journalism classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of journalism and journalism training in Texas, which includes journalism training at the following levels:

  • Journalism Certificate
  • Associates degree in Journalism
  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism
  • PhD degree in Journalism


Schools

  1. Abilene Christian University

    1600 Campus Court, Abilene, Texas 79699

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  2. Angelo State University

    2601 W Avenue N, San Angelo, Texas 76909

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  3. Austin Community College District

    5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, Texas 78752

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  4. Baylor University

    500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas 76798

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Central Texas College

    6200 West Central Texas Expressway, Killeen, Texas 76549-4199

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  6. Del Mar College

    101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897

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  7. Texas A & M University-Commerce

    2600 South Neal, Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

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  8. Hardin-Simmons University

    2200 Hickory, Abilene, Texas 79698-0001

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  9. University of Houston

    212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, Texas 77204-2018

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  10. University of the Incarnate Word

    4301 Broadway, San Antonio, Texas 78209

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  11. Kilgore College

    1100 Broadway, Kilgore, Texas 75662-3299

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  12. Midland College

    3600 N Garfield, Midland, Texas 79705

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  13. Midwestern State University

    3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308-2099

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  14. University of North Texas

    Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277

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  15. The University of Texas-Pan American

    1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999

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  16. Paris Junior College

    2400 Clarksville St, Paris, Texas 75460

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  17. Sam Houston State University

    1806 Ave J, Huntsville, Texas 77340

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  18. San Antonio College

    1300 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78212-4299

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  19. San Jacinto Community College

    8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, Texas 77501-2007

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  20. Southern Methodist University

    6425 Boaz St, Dallas, Texas 75275-0221

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Stephen F Austin State University

    2008 Alumin Drive, Rusk 206, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

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  22. Texas State University-San Marcos

    601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666

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  23. Southwestern Adventist University

    100 W Hillcrest, Keene, Texas 76059

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  24. Texarkana College

    2500 N Robison Rd, Texarkana, Texas 75599

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  25. Texas A & M University

    College Station, Texas 77843-1244

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. The University of Texas at Arlington

    701 S. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, Texas 76013

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  27. The University of Texas at Austin

    Austin, Texas 78712

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. The University of Texas at El Paso

    500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691

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  29. The University of Texas at Tyler

    3900 University Blvd, Tyler, Texas 75799-6699

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  30. Texas Christian University

    2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, Texas 76129

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  31. Texas Southern University

    3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004

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  32. Texas Tech University

    Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. Texas Wesleyan University

    1201 Wesleyan St, Fort Worth, Texas 76105-1536

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  34. Texas Woman's University

    304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201

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  35. Tyler Junior College

    1400 East Fifth Street, Tyler, Texas 75798

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  36. West Texas A & M University

    2501 4th Ave, Canyon, Texas 79016-0001

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  37. Western Texas College

    6200 College Ave, Snyder, Texas 79549

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Journalism Employment

Texas 7,350
National 105,350

Of all of the journalism professionals that work in the US, approximately 7% work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Texas

6,990 7,340 7,710 7,730 7,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Texas, the field of journalism is growing. In 2010 there were 360 more journalism professionals working in Texas than there were in 2006. This represents a 5% growth in the field. This is slower than the trend for journalism professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of journalism professionals has shrunk by 12% between 2006 and 2010.

Journalism VS. All Professions salaries in Texas

$43,970 $45,753 $50,927 $50,623 $50,400
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of journalism professionals is growing, the salaries paid to journalism professionals are increasing in Texas. The mean salary for journalism professionals in 2006 was $43,970 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $50,400 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$21,290
25th percentile
$27,597
50th percentile
$38,170
75th percentile
$57,453
90th percentile
$76,736

Thus, there was a 13% growth in journalism professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Texas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of journalism. The pay differential between the highest paid journalism professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 260%

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Texas

Communications
$38,120
Creative Writing
$58,120
Journalism
$50,400

In Texas, journalism professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
11
bachelor
32
master
6
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total51

As the number of journalism professionals is increasing in Texas state, the number of students graduating from the 37 accredited journalism schools in Texas state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 1,194 journalism graduates from journalism courses in Texas and in 2010 there were 1,374 graduates.

Thus there was a 15% percent increase in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in Texas. 63% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Texas

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