Media Schools in Petersburg, Virginia

Petersburg is located in Petersburg county and has a population of 33,740.

Media schools in Petersburg charged students an average tuition of $3,878.00 if they were Virginia residents, and $9,395.00 if they were non-residents, during the 2009 - 2010 school year.

Books and supplies for media schools in Petersburg cost an average of $1,050.00. Students who live on campus while attending a media school in Petersburg, can expect to pay an average of $9,295.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $3,120.00. Students have a choice of one media college in Petersburg to attend. Media programs in Petersburg reportedly graduated 56 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Media Schools in Petersburg

Virginia State University

One Hayden Drive
Petersburg, VA, 23806

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Mass Communication / Media Studies


  • Tuition (in-state): $3,584.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $11,646.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $8,050.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 944
  • Average aid received per student: $6,719.00

Media Salary in Petersburg

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Multi-Media Artists and Animators$46,040.0040
Set and Exhibit Designers$43,150.0070
Producers and Directors$49,270.00330
Music Directors and Composers$40,290.0040
Radio and Television Announcers$37,420.00Not available
Reporters and Correspondents$47,100.00150
Public Relations Specialists$52,000.001,270
EditorsNot available320
Technical Writers$64,620.00160
Writers and Authors$52,810.00190
Interpreters and Translators$52,080.00130
Media and Communication Workers, All Other$35,190.0030
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians$36,080.00120
Broadcast Technicians$28,170.00180
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture$49,940.0050
Film and Video Editors$36,320.0030

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