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2022 Best Communications Technologies & Support Schools

145 Colleges in the United States
9,410 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded
$25,122 Avg Early-Career Salary
Communications Technologies & Support degree programs are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of popularity. In fact, the major ranks #32 out of the 38 majors we look at each year. As such, your educational options may be more limited than if you were in a more popular field.

College Factual reviewed 145 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for degree seekers in the field of communications technologies and support. Combined, these schools handed out 9,410 degrees in communications technologies and support to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Communications Technologies & Support School

Best Communications Technologies & Support Schools The communications technologies and support program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Communications Technologies & Support rankings. We derive our Best Overall Communications Technologies & Support School rankings by rolling up our degree-level rankings after weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each school.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Communications Technologies & Support Rankings by Degree Level

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Communications Technologies & Support Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

In addition to College Factual's rankings, you may want to take a look at College Combat, our unique tool that lets you pit your favorite schools head-to-head and compare how they rate on factors that most interest you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

More information on how we come up with our rankings can be found here: College Factual's Data Methodology.

Best Schools for Communications Technologies & Support in the United States

If you aren't interested in a particular degree level and want to know which schools are the overall best at delivering an education for the communications technologies and support degrees they offer, see the list below. Only those schools that rank in the top 15% of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.

21 Top Schools in Communications Technologies & Support

Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
92 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in communications technologies and support. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a very large public university located in the small suburb of San Luis Obispo. A Best Schools rank of #70 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a great university overall.

There were roughly 92 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in the most recent data year. Communications Technologies & Support degree recipients from California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo earn a boost of around $24,978 above the average earnings of communications technologies and support majors.

More information about a degree in communications technologies and support from California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

#2

Framingham State University

Framingham, MA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
39 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

Framingham State University is a good option for students pursuing a degree in communications technologies and support. Located in the small city of Framingham, Framingham State is a public university with a small student population. This university ranks 47th out of 72 schools for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were roughly 39 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Framingham State in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the communications technologies and support degree program at Framingham State University earn $7,178 above the standard college grad with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In NY
47 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

It is hard to beat New York Institute of Technology if you want to pursue a degree in communications technologies and support. Located in the suburb of Old Westbury, NYIT is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population. This school ranks 111th out of 160 schools for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were roughly 47 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at NYIT in the most recent year we have data available.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
113 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

Ringling College of Art and Design is a wonderful decision for students interested in a degree in communications technologies and support. Located in the city of Sarasota, Ringling College is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

There were roughly 113 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Ringling College in the most recent data year. Communications Technologies & Support degree recipients from Ringling College of Art and Design get an earnings boost of around $19,278 above the average earnings of communications technologies and support graduates.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
46 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

Located in the large suburb of Rochester, RIT is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population. A Best Schools rank of #250 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means RIT is a great school overall.

There were about 46 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at RIT in the most recent year we have data available. Those communications technologies and support students who get their degree from Rochester Institute of Technology make $25,978 more than the average communications technologies and support student.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
22nd Most Popular In TX

Located in the large suburb of Houston, UH Clear Lake is a public university with a moderately-sized student population. This university ranks 33rd out of 136 colleges for overall quality in the state of Texas.

There were approximately 9 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at UH Clear Lake in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
25th Most Popular In CA
36 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

Art Center College of Design is a small private not-for-profit college located in the midsize city of Pasadena.

There were roughly 36 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Art Center College of Design in the most recent data year.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In WI
32 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Green Bay, NWTC is a public college with a fairly large student population. This college ranks 32nd out of 52 colleges for overall quality in the state of Wisconsin.

There were about 32 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at NWTC in the most recent year we have data available.

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#9

American University

Washington, DC
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In DC
$21,875 Median Student Debt

Located in the large city of Washington, The American University is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #141 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means The American University is a great university overall.

There were about 30 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at The American University in the most recent year we have data available.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
5th Most Popular In WI

Located in the town of Platteville, UW - Platteville is a public university with a medium-sized student population. A Best Schools rank of #268 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UW - Platteville is a great university overall.

There were about 1 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at UW - Platteville in the most recent year we have data available.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
7th Most Popular In PA

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a small public college located in the small city of Lancaster. A Best Schools rank of #266 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a great college overall.

There were about 17 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in the most recent year we have data available.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In UT

Located in the city of Provo, BYU is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #192 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means BYU is a great university overall.

There were roughly 15 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at BYU in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in communications technologies and support from Brigham Young University - Provo

Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
$25,000 Median Student Debt

East Stroudsburg University is a moderately-sized public university located in the small city of East Stroudsburg. This university ranks 64th out of 134 schools for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were about 22 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at East Stroudsburg University in the most recent year we have data available. Those communications technologies and support students who get their degree from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania make $2,478 more than the standard communications technologies and support grad.

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#14

Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
120 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

Rowan is a fairly large public university located in the suburb of Glassboro. This university ranks 11th out of 49 schools for overall quality in the state of New Jersey.

There were about 120 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Rowan in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the communications technologies and support program report average early career wages of $23,000.

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#15

Belmont University

Nashville, TN
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In TN
78 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Nashville, Belmont is a private not-for-profit university with a medium-sized student population. A Best Schools rank of #249 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Belmont is a great university overall.

There were about 78 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Belmont in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In TX

SMU is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of Dallas. A Best Schools rank of #133 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means SMU is a great university overall.

There were about 30 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at SMU in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in communications technologies and support from Southern Methodist University

Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
12th Most Popular In PA

Located in the midsize suburb of York, YCP is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. This college ranks 44th out of 134 schools for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were roughly 8 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at YCP in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In WI
33 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

Located in the town of Menomonie, UW - Stout is a public university with a medium-sized student population. A Best Schools rank of #286 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UW - Stout is a great university overall.

There were about 33 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at UW - Stout in the most recent data year.

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#19

Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
34 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount is a private not-for-profit university with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Schools rank of #125 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Loyola Marymount is a great university overall.

There were approximately 34 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Loyola Marymount in the most recent year we have data available. Those communications technologies and support students who get their degree from Loyola Marymount University receive $2,678 more than the typical communications technologies and support grad.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In WA
40 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

Located in the large suburb of Kirkland, LWTech is a public school with a small student population. This school ranks 20th out of 58 schools for overall quality in the state of Washington.

There were approximately 40 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at LWTech in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in communications technologies and support from Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
89 Communications Technologies & Support Degrees Awarded

Bowie State University is a moderately-sized public university located in the suburb of Bowie. This university ranks 27th out of 39 colleges for overall quality in the state of Maryland.

There were roughly 89 communications technologies and support students who graduated with this degree at Bowie State University in the most recent year we have data available. Graduates who receive their degree from the communications technologies and support program make an average of $25,200 in their early career salary.

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Rest of the Top Best Communications Technologies & Support Schools

Honorable Mentions

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Best Communications Technologies & Support Schools award.

Rank College Location
25 Academy of Art University San Francisco, CA
26 Borough of Manhattan Community College New York, NY
27 Illinois State University Normal, IL
28 Indiana University - Bloomington Bloomington, IN
29 University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA
22 Middlesex County College Edison, NJ
23 Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati, OH
24 University of Cincinnati - Blue Ash College Blue Ash, OH
25 Academy of Art University San Francisco, CA

Communications Technologies & Support by Region

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Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

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Communications Technologies & Support Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Graphic Communications 5,282
Audiovisual Communications 3,500
Communications Technology 497
Other Communication Technology 131

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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).
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