Top Colleges for Journalism

Take a look at this list of quality schools that are focused on delivering an education in Journalism and that are successful at it, with graduates among the top earners after graduation.

RankSchoolMajor Quality
Ranking
Major Value
Ranking
Annual
Graduates
% of Total
Graduates
Related Major
mPower Index
Starting
Salary
Mid-Career
Salary
#1University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
School Quality Ranking: 1
174811.7%5.4$41,000$86,000
#2Boston University
Boston, MA
School Quality Ranking: 2
2871423.4%6.0$40,000$86,000
#3Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
School Quality Ranking: 3
335264.9%6.3$39,000$76,000
#4Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
School Quality Ranking: 4
4951545.5%5.3$38,000$87,000
#5George Washington University
Washington, DC
School Quality Ranking: 5
566461.7%5.8$42,000$83,000
#6New York University
New York, NY
School Quality Ranking: 6
61031021.7%5.6$44,000$72,000
#7Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA
School Quality Ranking: 7
776221.7%5.5$41,000$72,000
#8Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA
School Quality Ranking: 8
866111.1%6.8$37,000$76,000
#9Northeastern University
Boston, MA
School Quality Ranking: 9
9N/A621.6%5.5$44,000$75,000
#10University of California-Irvine
Irvine, CA
School Quality Ranking: 10
1061691.0%5.7$39,000$73,000
Salary data estimated by College Factual based in part on data provided by PayScale. Last updated 2013.

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