Southfield, MI (population: 75,151) has two journalism schools within its city limits. Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts Inc, the highest ranked school in the city with a journalism program, has a total student population of 835. It is the 2957th highest ranked school in the USA and the 64th highest in the state of Michigan (#1 is Kalamazoo College).
Journalism students from Southfield schools who go on to become journalists, media journalists, investigative journalists, broadcast journalists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 43,390 people working as writers and authors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,560. Also, Broadcast news analysts make on average $67,990 per year and there are about 5,820 of them employed in the US today.
Southfield lies in Oakland county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills Metropolitan area has 1,060,520 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $22.33/hr average worker wage, and a $46,440 average annual salary.
Of the 2 journalism schools in Southfield, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts Inc comes out as the most expensive ($19,136/yr) for journalism students, with Lawton School as the lowest, reported at only $6,399/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Southfield|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||6.0 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||6.2 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||6.9 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||7.9 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||8.7 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||10.4 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||13.6 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||14.1 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||14.4 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||18.9 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||18.9 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||27.7 miles|
|Port Huron||MI||-||5||17.4204||129||54.3 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||64.7 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||68.8 miles|