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Journalism at Ohio University - Main Campus

Journalism is one of the majors in the communication & journalism program at Ohio University - Main Campus.

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 Ohio U ranks among other schools offering degrees in journalism.

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Journalism Degrees Available at Ohio U

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
  • Master’s Degree in Journalism
  • Doctorate Degree in Journalism

Ohio U Journalism Rankings

The bachelor's program at Ohio U was ranked #38 on College Factual's Best Schools for journalism list. It is also ranked #1 in Ohio.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for Journalism 9
Best Value Colleges for Journalism 18

Popularity of Journalism at Ohio U

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Ohio University - Main Campus handed out 210 bachelor's degrees in journalism. Due to this, the school was ranked #9 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 16% over the previous year when 251 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 17 students received their master’s degree in journalism from Ohio U. This makes it the #19 most popular school for journalism master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 1 students received their doctoral degrees in journalism in 2019, making the school the #5 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Journalism Graduates from Ohio U Make?

Salary of Journalism Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Journalism majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Ohio U go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $33,200 a year. This is higher than $30,000, which is the national median for all journalism bachelor's degree recipients.

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How Much Student Debt Do Journalism Graduates from Ohio U Have?

Student Debt of Journalism Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Ohio U, journalism students borrow a median amount of $23,475 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all journalism bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $23,488.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the journalism program at Ohio U is $244 per month.

Ohio U Journalism Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the journalism majors at Ohio University - Main Campus.

Ohio U Journalism Bachelor’s Program

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 210 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio U. About 27% were men and 73% were women.

Ohio U Gender Breakdown of Journalism Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Ohio U are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 81% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Journalism Majors at Ohio University - Main Campus
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 171
Non-Resident Aliens 6
Other Races 11

Ohio U Journalism Master’s Program

Of the 17 students who earned a master's degree in Journalism from Ohio U in 2018-2019, 24% were men and 76% were women.

Ohio U Gender Breakdown of Journalism Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 59% of 2019 graduates were in this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Journalism Majors at Ohio University - Main Campus
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 10
Non-Resident Aliens 6
Other Races 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Media Studies 351
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 211
Public Relations & Advertising 26

View All Journalism Related Majors >

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