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2020 Best Colleges for Communication & Media Studies in Delaware

Communication & Media Studies is a popular major and Delaware is the 41st most popular state for students studying this major. 202 of the 68,023 Communication & Media Studies degrees awarded last year were given by colleges in Delaware. With so many choices it can be a daunting task finding the right fit. This year's Best Colleges for Communication & Media Studies in Delaware ranking analyzed 2 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 colleges for Communication & Media Studies students in Delaware.

Choosing a Great Communication & Media Studies School

Best Colleges for Communication & Media Studies in Delaware Your choice of communication and media studies school matters. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Quality Overall is Important

The overall quality of a school is important to ensure a good education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To take this into account we consider a college's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a collection of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Graduates Earn More After College

Communication & Media Studies graduates from colleges on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. A communication and media studies bachelors degree from a school in Delaware helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 make $31,500 a couple years later.

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

Best Schools to Study Communication & Media Studies in Delaware

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities to study communication and media studies.

Best Communications Colleges in Delaware

Master Highest Degree Type
4.1% Growth in Graduates
$40,100 Median Starting Salary

It's hard to beat University of Delaware if you wish to study communication and media studies. Located in the large suburb Newark, U of Delaware is a public college with a fairly large student population.

For those interested in pursuing a higher degree, U of Delaware also offers a Master's Degree in communication and media studies. Soon after getting their bachelor's degree, communications students typically make around $40,100 in their early careers.


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$22,900 Median Starting Salary

Delaware State University is a good option for individuals interested in a Communication & Media Studies major. Del State is a small public school located in the city of Dover.

Students who complete this degree report average early career income of $22,900.


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Best Communication & Media Studies Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Communication & Media Studies Schools in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 335 4,646
Pennsylvania 327 2,762
Maryland 284 1,413
New Jersey 280 1,617
District of Columbia 194 255

One of 5 majors within the Communication & Journalism area of study, Communication & Media Studies has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Communications

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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