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Communication & Journalism at University of Southern Mississippi

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. We've also included details on how Southern Miss ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in communication and journalism.

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Communication & Journalism Degrees Available at Southern Miss

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

Southern Miss Communication & Journalism Rankings

The bachelor's program at Southern Miss was ranked #425 on College Factual's Best Schools for communication and journalism list. It is also ranked #4 in Mississippi.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates 700

Popularity of Communication & Journalism at Southern Miss

During the 2017-2018 academic year, University of Southern Mississippi handed out 88 bachelor's degrees in communication and journalism. Due to this, the school was ranked #244 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 21% over the previous year when 112 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 10 students received their master’s degree in communication and journalism from Southern Miss. This makes it the #207 most popular school for communication and journalism master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 5 students received their doctoral degrees in communication and journalism in 2018, making the school the #50 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Southern Miss Communication & Journalism Students

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

Southern Miss Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 16% of communication and journalism bachelor's degrees went to men and 84% went to women.

Southern Miss Gender Breakdown of Communication & Journalism Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 72% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Journalism Majors at University of Southern Mississippi
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 63
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 2

Southern Miss Communication & Journalism Master’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 10 communication and journalism majors earned their master's degree from Southern Miss. Of these graduates, 20% were men and 80% were women.

Southern Miss Gender Breakdown of Communication & Journalism Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 60% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Journalism Majors at University of Southern Mississippi
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 6
Non-Resident Aliens 0
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
Journalism 50
Communication & Media Studies 42
Public Relations & Advertising 11

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 371
Psychology 191
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 113
Social Sciences 90
Library Science 76

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