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Communication & Media Studies at Cleveland State University

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Communication & Media Studies at Cleveland State University

Communication & Media Studies is one of the majors in the communication & journalism program at Cleveland State University.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. Also, learn how Cleveland State University ranks among other schools offering degrees in communications.

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Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available at Cleveland State University

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications
  • Master’s Degree in Communications

Cleveland State University Communications Rankings

The bachelor's program at Cleveland State University was ranked #440 on College Factual's Best Schools for communications list. It is also ranked #16 in Ohio.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 260
Best Communication & Media Studies Colleges for Veterans 313
Best Communication & Media Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 321
Best Value Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 377
Highest Paid Communication & Media Studies Graduates 463
Most Focused Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 715

Popularity of Communications at Cleveland State University

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Cleveland State University handed out 65 bachelor's degrees in communication and media studies. Due to this, the school was ranked #260 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 7% over the previous year when 70 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 6 students received their master’s degree in communications from Cleveland State University. This makes it the #189 most popular school for communications master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Communications Graduates from Cleveland State University Make?

Salary of Communications Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Communications majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Cleveland State University go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $25,500 a year. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $31,700 for all communications students.

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How Much Student Debt Do Communications Graduates from Cleveland State University Have?

Student Debt of Communications Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Cleveland State University, communications students borrow a median amount of $23,812 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all communications bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $24,749.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the communications program at Cleveland State University is $247 per month.

Communications Student Diversity at Cleveland State University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at Cleveland State University.

Cleveland State University Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 46% of communications bachelor's degrees went to men and 54% went to women.

Cleveland State University Gender Breakdown of Communication & Media Studies Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 62% of 2019 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Cleveland State University with a bachelor's in communications.

Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Media Studies Majors at Cleveland State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 40
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 1

Cleveland State University Communication & Media Studies Master’s Program

Of the 6 students who earned a master's degree in Communication & Media Studies from Cleveland State University in 2018-2019, 17% were men and 83% were women.

Cleveland State University Gender Breakdown of Communication & Media Studies Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Cleveland State University with a master's in communications.

Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Media Studies Majors at Cleveland State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Public Relations & Advertising 142

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