Media Schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh is located in Allegheny county and has a population of 334,563.

The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in media schools in Pittsburgh during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $17,048.00. The average tuition was $17,584.00 for non-residents studying in Pennsylvania.

The average cost of books and supplies for media schools in Pittsburgh is $1,245.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at media schools in Pittsburgh was $7,929.00. The average cost for students living at home was $4,334.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. Students have a choice of five media colleges in Pittsburgh to attend. 80 students were reported to have graduated from media programs in Pittsburgh in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Media Schools in Pittsburgh

Community College of Allegheny County

800 Allegheny Ave
Pittsburgh, PA, 15233

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Digital Communication and Media / Multimedia

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $2,387.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $7,161.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $4,804.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,262
  • Average aid received per student: $3,167.00

Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA, 15213

Programs Offered

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

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $39,470.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $39,470.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $10,840.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 910
  • Average aid received per student: $18,293.00

La Roche College

9000 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA, 15237

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Communication and Media Studies

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $20,740.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $20,740.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $8,756.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $7,160.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 288
  • Average aid received per student: $11,583.00

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, 15260

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Mass Communication / Media Studies

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $13,344.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $23,042.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $8,900.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,900.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 2,751
  • Average aid received per student: $9,877.00

Point Park University

201 Wood St
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Mass Communication / Media Studies

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $20,720.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $20,720.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $9,020.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $5,900.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 440
  • Average aid received per student: $7,864.00

Media Salary in Pittsburgh

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Multi-Media Artists and Animators$47,550.00100
Set and Exhibit Designers$42,930.00Not available
ActorsNot available90
Producers and Directors$54,270.00390
DancersNot available40
Choreographers$35,820.00Not available
Music Directors and Composers$47,460.00170
Radio and Television Announcers$46,160.00210
Reporters and Correspondents$43,140.00450
Public Relations Specialists$64,190.002,190
Editors$52,550.00680
Technical Writers$55,150.00410
Writers and Authors$58,900.00260
Interpreters and Translators$45,310.00170
Media and Communication Workers, All Other$39,090.0040
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians$36,570.00270
Broadcast Technicians$33,140.00190
Sound Engineering Technicians$35,750.0090
Photographers$32,770.00460
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture$38,690.00180
Film and Video Editors$37,370.0050

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