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Journalism Schools In Indiana

In Indiana, there are 16 accredited schools where journalism classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in journalism in the state of Indiana, which encompasses journalism training at the following levels:


  1. Ball State University

    2000 University Ave, Muncie, Indiana 47306

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Bethel College in Mishawaka

    1001 Bethel Circle, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545-5591

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Butler University

    4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Earlham College

    801 National Rd West, Richmond, Indiana 47374-4095

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Franklin College

    101 Branigin Blvd, Franklin, Indiana 46131-2623

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Grace College and Theological Seminary

    200 Seminary Dr, Winona Lake, Indiana 46590-1274

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Huntington University

    2303 College Ave, Huntington, Indiana 46750

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

    425 University Blvd, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5143

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. University of Southern Indiana

    8600 University Blvd, Evansville, Indiana 47712

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Indiana State University

    210 N 7th St, Terre Haute, Indiana 47809

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. Indiana University-Bloomington

    107 South Indiana Ave., Bloomington, Indiana 47405-7000

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. Indiana University-Southeast

    4201 Grant Line Rd, New Albany, Indiana 47150

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  13. Indiana Wesleyan University

    4201 S Washington St, Marion, Indiana 46953-4974

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  14. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

    St Hwy 150, Saint Mary-Of-The-Woods, Indiana 47876-1099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  15. Valparaiso University

    US Highway 30 and Sturdy Road, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  16. Vincennes University

    1002 N First St, Vincennes, Indiana 47591

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Journalism Employment

Indiana 2,760
National 105,350

Of all of the journalism professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Indiana.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Indiana

2,990 3,290 3,540 3,180 2,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Indiana, journalism is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 230 less journalism professionals working in Indiana than there were in 2006. Thus, in Indiana, this field has shrunk by 8% in four years. 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 Indiana

$44,803 $47,530 $41,357 $42,320 $46,160
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by journalism professionals is increasing in Indiana. Journalism professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $44,803 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $46,160 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Indiana

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Thus, journalism professionals' salaries grew by 3% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of journalism, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid journalism professionals earning 307% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Indiana state.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Indiana

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In Indiana, 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 Indiana


The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited journalism schools in Indiana is decreasing. In 2006 there were 600 journalism graduates from journalism courses in Indiana and in 2010 there were 557 graduates.

Thus there was a 7% percent decrease in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in Indiana. A majority of these graduates, or 74%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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