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Northeastern Communication & Journalism Rankings

Northeastern is in the top 10% of the country for communication and journalism. More specifically it was ranked #57 out of 672 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #3 in Massachusetts.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Communication & Journalism Graduates 10
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Journalism (Income $0-$30k) 39
Best Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools 48
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Journalism (Income $0-$30k) 55
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Journalism (Income $30-$48k) 61
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Journalism (Income $48-$75k) 70
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Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Journalism (Income $30-$48k) 78
Best Communication & Journalism Master’s Degree Schools 87
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Journalism (Income $48-$75k) 96
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Highest Paid Master’s Degree Communication & Journalism Graduates 159
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Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Journalism (Income $75-$110k) 179
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Journalism 195
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Journalism (Income $75-$110k) 200
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Journalism (With Aid) 276
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Journalism (Income Over $110k) 279
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Journalism (With Aid) 531
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Journalism (Income Over $110k) 548
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Journalism 654
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Popularity of Communication & Journalism at Northeastern

During the 2020-2021 academic year, Northeastern University handed out 181 bachelor's degrees in communication and journalism. Due to this, the school was ranked #132 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 6% over the previous year when 193 degrees were handed out.

In 2021, 32 students received their master’s degree in communication and journalism from Northeastern. This makes it the #73 most popular school for communication and journalism master’s degree candidates in the country.

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Communication & Journalism Student Diversity at Northeastern

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

Northeastern Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Program

In the 2020-2021 academic year, 181 students earned a bachelor's degree in communication and journalism from Northeastern. About 78% of these graduates were women and the other 22% were men.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 9
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 17
White 90
Non-Resident Aliens 36
Other Races 17

Northeastern Communication & Journalism Master’s Program

Of the 32 students who graduated with a Master’s in communication and journalism from Northeastern in 2021, 19% were men and 81% were women.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 7
Non-Resident Aliens 11
Other Races 4

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 142
Journalism 60
Communication & Journalism (Other) 11

Majors Similar to Communication & Journalism

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 477
Psychology 188
History 39
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 3
Education 2

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