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Communication & Media Studies at The City College of New York

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Communication & Media Studies at The City College of New York

If you plan to study communication and media studies, take a look at what The City College of New York has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

CCNY is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 15,227. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 82 students received a bachelor's degree in communications from CCNY.

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.

CCNY Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications

CCNY Communication & Media Studies Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The communications major at CCNY 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 152
Most Popular Communication & Media Studies Schools 225

Earnings of CCNY Communications Graduates

The median salary of communications students who receive their bachelor's degree at CCNY is $32,237. This is less than $32,435, which is the national average of all communications majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Communications Student Demographics at CCNY

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at The City College of New York.

CCNY Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program

55% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 82 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications from CCNY. About 45% were men and 55% were women. The typical communications bachelor's degree program is made up of only 36% men. So male students are more repesented at CCNY since its program graduates 9% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 40% more racial-ethnic minorities in its communications bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from The City College of New York with a bachelor's in communications.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 8
Black or African American 13
Hispanic or Latino 43
White 12
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

CCNY also has a doctoral program available in communications. In 2021, 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 NY, the home state for The City College of New York.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Public Relations Specialists 24,510 $74,000
Editors 19,140 $83,070
Writers and Authors 7,410 $86,380
Reporters and Correspondents 4,540 $81,930
Communications Professors 3,080 $90,470


*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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