Communication & Journalism at University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Communication & Journalism Degrees Available at UMass Amherst
- Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) in Communication & Journalism
- Bachelor’s Degree in Communication & Journalism
- Doctorate Degree in Communication & Journalism
UMass Amherst Communication & Journalism Rankings
UMass Amherst was ranked #60 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for communication and journalism majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #5 in Massachusetts.
|Most Popular Colleges for Communication & Journalism||49|
|Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism||60|
Popularity of Communication & Journalism at UMass Amherst
During the 2018-2019 academic year, University of Massachusetts Amherst handed out 409 bachelor's degrees in communication and journalism. Due to this, the school was ranked #49 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 2% over the previous year when 402 degrees were handed out.
UMass Amherst Communication & Journalism Students
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communication and journalism majors at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
UMass Amherst Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Program
Of the 409 communication and journalism students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from UMass Amherst, about 36% were men and 64% were women.
The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at UMass Amherst are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 72% of students fell into this category.
The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Massachusetts Amherst with a bachelor's in communication and journalism.
|Ethnic Background||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||20|
|Hispanic or Latino||36|
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.
|Communication & Media Studies||329|
Majors Similar to Communication & Journalism
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies||49|
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