ERIC Number: ED132585
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-May
Reference Count: 0
Changes in Student-Faculty Ratios and Cost per Student at 42 Schools of Journalism, 1970-1974. AASDJ Studies in Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, No. 4.
Nelson, Harold L.; And Others
This survey of 42 schools accredited by the American Council on Education for Journalism sought to relate change in journalism student numbers to changes in journalism faculty numbers and in journalism budgets. Results indicated that in average percentage change, the number of majors showed an increase of 80%, and teacher numbers an increase of 32%; majors per teacher increased by 39%. In average percentage change, budgets increased by 50%, while majors increased by 80%; cost per major decreased by 8%; and schools in liberal arts colleges and colleges of communication fared better than those in other colleges. (Author/AA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Schools and Departments of Journalism.