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Communication & Media Studies at Emerson College

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Communication & Media Studies at Emerson College

Communication & Media Studies is one of the majors in the communication & journalism program at Emerson College.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the average salary of graduates, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. We've also included details on how Emerson ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in communications.

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Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available at Emerson

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

Emerson Communications Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for communications majors, Emerson came in at #7. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #1 in Massachusetts.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Communication & Media Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 7
Best Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 7
Best Communication & Media Studies Colleges for Veterans 16
Highest Paid Communication & Media Studies Graduates 39
Best Value Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 256
Most Popular Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 411
Most Focused Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 495

Popularity of Communications at Emerson

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Emerson College handed out 33 bachelor's degrees in communication and media studies. Due to this, the school was ranked #411 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 3% over the previous year when 32 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 27 students received their master’s degree in communications from Emerson. This makes it the #30 most popular school for communications master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Communications Graduates from Emerson Make?

Salary of Communications Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Communications majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Emerson go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $30,600 a year. This is less than $31,700, which is the national median of all communications majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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Salary of Communications Graduates with a Master's Degree

Communications majors graduating with a master's degree from Emerson make a median salary of $44,500 a year. This is less than what their typical peers from other schools make. Their median salary is $46,450.

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How Much Student Debt Do Communications Graduates from Emerson Have?

Student Debt of Communications Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Emerson, communications students borrow a median amount of $26,000 in student loans. This is higher than the the typical median of $24,749 for all communications majors across the country.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the communications program at Emerson is $270 per month.

Communications Student Diversity at Emerson

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at Emerson College.

Emerson Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 33 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications from Emerson. About 18% were men and 82% were women.

Emerson Gender Breakdown of Communication & Media Studies Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Media Studies Majors at Emerson College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 16
Non-Resident Aliens 8
Other Races 2

Emerson Communication & Media Studies Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 52% of communications master's degrees went to men and 48% went to women.

Emerson 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 Emerson College with a master's in communications.

Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Media Studies Majors at Emerson College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 8
Non-Resident Aliens 11
Other Races 4

Areas of Concentration for Communications

Communication and Media Studies students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Speech Communication 33
Other Communication & Media Studies 27

Majors Similar to Communications

Related Major Annual Graduates
Journalism 91
Publishing 39
Public Relations & Advertising 30
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 19

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