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Communication & Media Studies at Queens College

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Communication & Media Studies at Queens College

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

QC is located in Queens, New York and has a total student population of 19,700. In 2021, 116 communications majors received their bachelor's degree from QC.

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.

QC Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications
  • Master’s Degree in Communications

QC Communication & Media Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the communications progam at QC 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 QC 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
Most Popular Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 129
Most Popular Communication & Media Studies Schools 141
Best Communication & Media Studies Master’s Degree Schools 227
Most Focused Communication & Media Studies Schools 445
Best Communication & Media Studies Schools 613

In 2021, 12 students received their master’s degree in communications from QC. This makes it the #94 most popular school for communications master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Communications Graduates from QC Make?

The median salary of communications students who receive their bachelor's degree at QC is $27,694. 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 QC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at Queens College.

QC Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program

59% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The communications program at QC awarded 116 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 41% of these degrees went to men with the other 59% going to women. The typical communications bachelor's degree program is made up of only 36% men. So male students are more repesented at QC since its program graduates 5% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 24% 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 Queens College with a bachelor's in communications.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 19
Black or African American 15
Hispanic or Latino 37
White 35
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

QC Communication & Media Studies Master’s Program

75% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 12 students graduated with a master's degree in communications from QC. About 25% were men and 75% were women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Queens College with a master's in communications.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 6
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

QC 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 Queens College.

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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