Communication & Media Studies at Hunter College
Hunter is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 24,052. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 147 students received a bachelor's degree in communications from Hunter.
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.
Hunter Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Communications
- Master’s Degree in Communications
Hunter Communication & Media Studies Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks communications programs across the country. The following shows how Hunter performed in these rankings.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The communications major at Hunter 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.
|Best Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools||506|
|Best Communication & Media Studies Schools||530|
How Much Do Communications Graduates from Hunter Make?
The median salary of communications students who receive their bachelor's degree at Hunter is $32,241. 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 Hunter
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at Hunter College.
Hunter Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 33% 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 Hunter College with a bachelor's in communications.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||9|
|Hispanic or Latino||57|
Hunter Communication & Media Studies Master’s Program
Of the students who received a communications master's degree from Hunter, 53% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level. In the communications master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 47% of degree recipients. That is 8% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Hunter College with a master's in communications.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||4|
Hunter 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 Hunter College.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Public Relations Specialists||24,510||$74,000|
|Writers and Authors||7,410||$86,380|
|Reporters and Correspondents||4,540||$81,930|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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