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Communication & Media Studies at Charleston Southern University

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Communication & Media Studies at Charleston Southern University

If you plan to study communication and media studies, take a look at what Charleston Southern University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

CSU is located in Charleston, South Carolina and approximately 3,477 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 38 communications majors received their bachelor's degree from CSU.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Communication & Media Studies section at the bottom of this page.

CSU Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications

CSU Communication & Media Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the communications progam at CSU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The communications major at CSU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Communication & Media Studies. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 511
Best Value Communication & Media Studies Schools 541

How Much Do Communications Graduates from CSU Make?

The median salary of communications students who receive their bachelor's degree at CSU is $23,800. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $31,700 for all communications students.


Communications Student Demographics at CSU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at Charleston Southern University.

CSU Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program

42% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 38 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications from CSU. About 58% were men and 42% were women. The typical communications bachelor's degree program is made up of only 36% men. So male students are more repesented at CSU since its program graduates 22% more men than average.

CSU Gender Breakdown of Communication & Media Studies Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 68% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in communications at CSU are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Charleston Southern University with a bachelor's in communications.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Media Studies Majors at Charleston Southern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 26
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

CSU also has a doctoral program available in communications. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Communications Grads May Go Into

A degree in communications can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for SC, the home state for Charleston Southern University.

Occupation Jobs in SC Average Salary in SC
Public Relations Specialists 2,070 $54,860
Editors 820 $46,630
Reporters and Correspondents 480 $46,660
Radio and Television Announcers 220 $49,430


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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