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Journalism Schools In Kansas

Journalism classes faculty can choose to work at one of 10 accredited journalism schools in Kansas. The trends in Kansas' journalism academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in journalism includes journalism training at the following levels:


  1. Barton County Community College

    245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Benedictine College

    1020 N 2nd St, Atchison, Kansas 66002-1499

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  3. Cloud County Community College

    2221 Campus Dr, Concordia, Kansas 66901-1002

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  4. Dodge City Community College

    2501 N 14th Ave, Dodge City, Kansas 67801-2399

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  5. Fort Scott Community College

    2108 S Horton, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

    1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, Kansas 67901

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  9. Southwestern College in Winfield

    100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156-6224

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  10. Tabor College

    400 S Jefferson, Hillsboro, Kansas 67063-1799

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Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Journalism Employment

Kansas 1,130
National 105,350

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

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Kansas

1,250 1,190 1,160 1,250 1,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, journalism is a shrinking field. There were 120 less journalism professionals working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of journalism has shrunk by 10% in Kansas. This decline is slower 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 Kansas

$18,223 $31,727 $20,157 $30,690 $32,390
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to journalism professionals are growing in Kansas. The mean salary for journalism professionals in 2006 was $18,223 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $32,390 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Kansas

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This represents a growth in salaries of 44%. 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 248% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Kansas state.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Kansas

Creative Writing

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of journalism professionals is decreasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited journalism schools in Kansas state is decreasing. In Kansas, there were 494 graduates in 2006. And there were 483 graduates from journalism courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 2% percent decrease in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas. 43% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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