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Journalism Schools In Connecticut

Journalism classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited journalism schools in Connecticut. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of journalism and journalism training in Connecticut, which includes journalism training at the following levels:


  1. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Journalism Employment

Connecticut 1,200
National 105,350

Of all of the journalism professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Connecticut

1,680 1,510 1,520 1,290 1,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of journalism professionals is shrinking in Connecticut. 480 less journalism professionals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Connecticut, this field has shrunk by 29% 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 Connecticut

$19,480 $38,265 $40,000 $33,510 $50,700
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to journalism professionals are growing in Connecticut. Journalism professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $19,480 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,700 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Connecticut

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This represents a 62% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Connecticut, 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 221%

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Creative Writing

In Connecticut, 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 Connecticut


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited journalism schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In Connecticut, there were 220 graduates in 2006. And there were 112 graduates from journalism courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut by 49%. A majority of these graduates, or 80%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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