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2021 Best Value Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Idaho

4 Colleges
622 Bachelor's Degrees
$23,023 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Communication & Journalism School for You

Best Value Colleges for Communication & Journalism in IdahoCommunication & Journalism is one of the most popular subjects to study in Idaho. With 622 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 7th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that of the 96,549 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.6% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Idaho ranking analyzed 4 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in communication and journalism. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. Instead, we are looking at those communication and journalism schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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2021 Best Value Communication & Journalism Schools in Idaho

Check out the communication and journalism programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Communication & Journalism Schools in Idaho

#1

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

University of Idaho earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the distant town of Moscow, Idaho is a public school with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Idaho, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Idaho ranking.

It takes about 4.5 years for the average student at Idaho to complete their degree, and it costs about $29,080 per year to attend the school. This means that the average student pays around $131,151 to get a bachelor’s degree from Idaho. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Brigham Young University - Idaho. Located in the town of Rexburg, BYU - I is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population. BYU - I did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Idaho list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at BYU - I is 5.0 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $6,396. This means that the average student pays around $31,724 to get a bachelor’s degree from BYU - I. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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#3

Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

Idaho State University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. ISU is a fairly large public school located in the city of Pocatello. ISU also took the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Idaho rankings.

At ISU, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.7 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $26,847. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from ISU be around $126,986. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Our rankings recognize Boise State University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Boise, Boise State is a public school with a fairly large student population. Boise State did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Idaho list.

The average student at Boise State graduates in less than 4.7 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $29,767. This means that the average student pays around $139,607 to get a bachelor’s degree from Boise State. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

Explore all the Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 1,791
Utah 1,291
Montana 145
Wyoming 60

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Media Studies 495
Public Relations & Advertising 90
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 21
Journalism 16

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Majors Similar to Communication & Journalism

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 813
Psychology 569
Social Sciences 515
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 496
History 112

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 4 schools only.

  • 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 Josh Hallett.

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