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2020 Best Colleges for Communication & Media Studies in Alaska

Communication & Media Studies is a popular major and Alaska is the 53rd most popular state for students studying this major. 15 of the 68,023 Communication & Media Studies degrees earned last year were given by schools in Alaska. With so many choices it can be difficult finding the best fit for you. This year's Best Colleges for Communication & Media Studies in Alaska ranking analyzed 1 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in communication and media studies. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 schools for Communication & Media Studies students in Alaska.

Choosing a Great Communication & Media Studies School

Best Colleges for Communication & Media Studies in Alaska The communications program you select can have a big impact on your future. Important measures of a quality communications program can vary widely even among the top schools. To make it into this list a school must excel in the following areas.

Overall Quality is a Must

A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Better Early and Mid Career Salaries

A communication and media studies degree from schools on this list usually results in above average wages following graduation.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Communication & Media Studies students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other communication and media studies students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized communication and media studies related accrediting body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for Communication & Media Studies students in Alaska.

Best Schools to Study Communication & Media Studies in Alaska

Learn about the top ranked colleges and universities for communication and media studies majors.

Best Communications Colleges in Alaska

Master Highest Degree Type
14.3% Growth in Graduates

University of Alaska Fairbanks is a good choice for individuals pursuing a Communication & Media Studies degree. Located in the small suburb Fairbanks, UAF is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

For those interested in pursuing a higher degree, UAF also offers a Master's Degree in communication and media studies.

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Best Communication & Media Studies Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Communication & Media Studies Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 328 13,280
Washington 303 1,346
Oregon 266 513
Nevada 199 337
Hawaii 169 271

Communication & Media Studies is one of 5 different types of Communication & Journalism programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Public Relations & Advertising 19,507
Journalism 15,914
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 14,960
Communication & Journalism (Other) 1,920
Publishing 246

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to UNU-WIDER from Helsinki, Finland.

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