Missouri contains 38 schools that offer broadcasting programs. Webster University, the highest-ranking broadcasting school in MO, has a total student population of 19,372 and is the 177th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 38 broadcasting schools in Missouri, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr), with Mineral Area College as the lowest recorded at only $4,554/yr.
Broadcasting students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 30 employed broadcast news analysts earning an average yearly salary of $56,300. Broadcast technicians in this state earn $30,150/yr and there are 910 employed.
Also, within the broadcasting schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from broadcasting, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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