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Communication & Journalism at Howard 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, and more. Also, learn how Howard ranks among other schools offering degrees in communication and journalism.

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Communication & Journalism Degrees Available at Howard

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication & Journalism
  • Doctorate Degree in Communication & Journalism

Howard Communication & Journalism Rankings

Howard is in the top 10% of the country for communication and journalism. More specifically it was ranked #44 out of 600 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #3 in District of Columbia.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Colleges for Communication & Journalism 26
Best Value Colleges for Communication & Journalism 44
Best Communication & Journalism Colleges for Veterans 84
Best Communication & Journalism Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 115
Most Popular Colleges for Communication & Journalism 129

Popularity of Communication & Journalism at Howard

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Howard University handed out 191 bachelor's degrees in communication and journalism. Due to this, the school was ranked #129 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 11% over the previous year when 215 degrees were handed out.

Howard Communication & Journalism Students

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

Howard Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 191 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in communication and journalism from Howard. About 20% were men and 80% were women.

Howard Gender Breakdown of Communication & Journalism Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the bachelor's degree graduates for this major are black or African Americans. About 96% of grads fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Journalism Majors at Howard University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 183
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 1
Non-Resident Aliens 4
Other Races 1

Areas of Concentration for Communication & Journalism

Communication and Journalism 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
Public Relations & Advertising 99
Communication & Journalism (Other) 85
Communication & Media Studies 6
Journalism 5
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 2

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 154
Psychology 125
Education 36
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 21
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 13

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