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2021 Best Communication & Journalism Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Vermont

2 Colleges
173 Bachelor's Degrees
$43,475 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Communication & Journalism Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Communication & Journalism Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in VermontCommunication & Journalism is the #15 most popular major in Vermont with 173 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 0.2% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Communication & Journalism Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Vermont ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in communication and journalism. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality communication and journalism programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the communication and journalism program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Communication & Journalism Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Communication & Journalism Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Vermont

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying communication and journalism.

Best Communication & Journalism Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

University of Vermont has taken the #1 spot in this year's communication and journalism ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Burlington, UVM is a public school with a large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UVM, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Vermont ranking.

The student loan default rate at UVM is lower than is typical, just 2.5% of students default in three years. Approximately 1,537 students take at least one class online at UVM. There are roughly 1,454 part time students in attendance at UVM. UVM does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#2

Champlain College

Burlington, VT

Champlain College landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best communication and journalism schools for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Burlington, Champlain is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Champlain also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Vermont rankings.

About 5.2% of Champlain students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. 2,376 of Champlain students are exclusively distance learners. 1,956 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Communication & Journalism Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Communication & Journalism Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Maine 172
Rhode Island 548
Massachusetts 2,856
New Hampshire 739
Connecticut 1,308

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Public Relations & Advertising 91
Communication & Media Studies 66
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 24
Journalism 2

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 819
Education 631
Psychology 424
History 221
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 68

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Josh Hallett.

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