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Journalism Schools In North Carolina

There are 11 accredited journalism schools in North Carolina 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 North Carolina, and the future trends in journalism training at the following levels:


  1. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  2. Bennett College for Women

    900 E Washington St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401-3239

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  3. Campbell University

    450 Leslie Campbell Ave, Buies Creek, North Carolina 27506

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  4. Central Carolina Community College

    1105 Kelly Dr, Sanford, North Carolina 27330-9840

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  5. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Elon University

    100 Campus Drive, Elon, North Carolina 27244-2010

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  7. Gardner-Webb University

    Main St, Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017-0997

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  8. Methodist University

    5400 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311-1420

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  9. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

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  10. Pfeiffer University

    48380 Hwy 52n, Misenheimer, North Carolina 28109-0960

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  11. Randolph Community College

    629 Industrial Pk Ave, Asheboro, North Carolina 27205

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Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Journalism Employment

North Carolina 3,030
National 105,350

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

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In North Carolina

3,190 3,210 2,950 2,990 3,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Carolina, journalism is a shrinking field. There were 160 less journalism professionals working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 5% decline 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 North Carolina

$46,890 $49,650 $44,437 $42,263 $48,220
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
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 increasing in North Carolina. In 2006 journalism professionals made a mean salary of $46,890 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,220 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in North Carolina

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Thus, journalism professionals' salaries grew by 3% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 307% pay differential between the highest paid journalism professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of journalism in North Carolina.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in North Carolina

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In North Carolina, journalism professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Journalism programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina


As the number of journalism professionals is decreasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited journalism schools in North Carolina state is decreasing. In 2006, 232 students graduated from journalism courses in North Carolina. And in 2010, 90 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina by 61%. 71% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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