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Communication & Journalism at Boston College

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. Also, learn how Boston College ranks among other schools offering degrees in communication and journalism.

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Communication & Journalism Degrees Available at Boston College

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication & Journalism

Boston College Communication & Journalism Rankings

Boston College is in the top 10% of the country for communication and journalism. More specifically it was ranked #54 out of 585 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #4 in Massachusetts.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates 4
Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism 54
Best Communication & Journalism Colleges for Veterans 87
Best Communication & Journalism Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 100
Most Popular Colleges for Communication & Journalism 119
Most Focused Colleges for Communication & Journalism 224
Best Value Colleges for Communication & Journalism 357

Popularity of Communication & Journalism at Boston College

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Boston College handed out 221 bachelor's degrees in communication and journalism. Due to this, the school was ranked #119 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 5% over the previous year when 211 degrees were handed out.

Boston College Communication & Journalism Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communication and journalism majors at Boston College.

Boston College Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Program

Of the 221 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Communication & Journalism from Boston College in 2018-2019, 31% were men and 69% were women.

Boston College Gender Breakdown of Communication & Journalism Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Boston College are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 62% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Boston College with a bachelor's in communication and journalism.

Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Journalism Majors at Boston College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 33
White 138
Non-Resident Aliens 20
Other Races 11

Communication & Journalism Majors

Communication and Journalism students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Media Studies 221

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 717
Psychology 334
Education 303
History 90
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 2

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