Idaho contains eight schools that offer broadcasting programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking broadcasting school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 broadcasting schools in Idaho, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest Nazarene University comes out as the most expensive ($18,806/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Broadcasting students from Idaho schools who go on to become broadcast technicians, reporters, news reporters, news anchors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 31,220 people working as broadcast technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $38,330. Also, Broadcast news analysts make on average $67,990 per year and there are about 5,820 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Idaho alone, there are 80 employed broadcast news analysts earning an average yearly salary of $45,940. Broadcast technicians in this state earn $33,350/yr and there are 180 employed.
Also, within the broadcasting schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from broadcasting, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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