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2021 Best Value Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Oklahoma

5 Colleges
1,027 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,537 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Communication & Journalism School for You

Best Value Colleges for Communication & Journalism in OklahomaCommunication & Journalism is one of the most popular subjects to study in Oklahoma. With 1,027 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 8th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.1% of all the communication and journalism bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Oklahoma ranking looked at 5 colleges that offer a bachelor's in communication and journalism. Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. We are more focused on communication and journalism schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.

One Size Does Not Fit All

The communication and journalism school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Value Communication & Journalism Schools.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. Go ahead and give it a try, or bookmark the link so you can check it out later.

2021 Best Value Communication & Journalism Schools in Oklahoma

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for communication and journalism majors.

Best Value Communication & Journalism Schools in Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. University of Oklahoma is a very large public school located in the medium-sized suburb of Norman. University of Oklahoma also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Oklahoma rankings.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at University of Oklahoma is 4.5 years, and it costs about $30,331 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma is $134,973. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Oklahoma State University - Main Campus earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the distant town of Stillwater, Oklahoma State is a public college with a fairly large student population. Oklahoma State also made our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Oklahoma list, coming in at #2.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Oklahoma State is 4.4 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $26,971. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Oklahoma State is $119,212. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Oral Roberts University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large city of Tulsa, ORU is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. In addition to being on our best value list, ORU has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Oklahoma ranking.

It takes about 4.2 years for the average student at ORU to complete their degree, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $28,028. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from ORU is about $116,877. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Cameron University

Lawton, OK

Cameron University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Cameron University is a small public school located in the small city of Lawton. Cameron University did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #5 on our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Oklahoma list.

The average student at Cameron University graduates in less than 4.6 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $16,903. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Cameron University is $78,430. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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University of Central Oklahoma earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Edmond, UCO is a public college with a large student population. UCO did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Oklahoma list.

The average student at UCO graduates in less than 4.8 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $25,454. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UCO is $121,416. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Southwest Region

Explore all the Best Communication & Journalism Schools in the Southwest Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Arizona 2,431
Texas 6,731
New Mexico 117

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Public Relations & Advertising 367
Journalism 316
Communication & Media Studies 303
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 34
Communication & Journalism (Other) 7

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 1,293
Psychology 1,034
Social Sciences 790
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 435
History 200

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 5 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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