Media Schools in Troy, New York

Troy is located in Rensselaer county and has a population of 49,170.

For New York residents, the average tuition for all Troy media schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $18,610.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Troy media schools was $20,160.00.

The average cost of books and supplies for media schools in Troy is $1,237.00. Students who live on campus while attending a media school in Troy, can expect to pay an average of $10,407.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $3,353.00. There is one media college in Troy. Media programs in Troy reportedly graduated 55 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Media Schools in Troy

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 8th St
Troy, NY, 12180

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Communication and Media Studies
  • Masters in Communication and Media Studies
  • Bachelors in Digital Communication and Media / Multimedia


  • Tuition (in-state): $38,100.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $38,100.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $11,145.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,278
  • Average aid received per student: $18,515.00

Media Salary in Troy

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Multi-Media Artists and Animators$52,130.00100
Producers and Directors$64,350.00230
Music Directors and Composers$41,040.00180
Radio and Television Announcers$45,710.00120
Reporters and Correspondents$44,170.00150
Public Relations Specialists$57,540.001,280
Technical Writers$62,650.00140
Writers and Authors$63,620.00130
Interpreters and Translators$48,840.0030
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians$44,970.0080
Broadcast Technicians$36,020.00120
Sound Engineering Technicians$43,440.0030
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture$53,380.0070
Film and Video Editors$35,900.0030

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