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Communication & Journalism at Drexel University

If you are interested in studying communication and journalism, you may want to check out the program at Drexel University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Drexel is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 23,589 students attend the school each year. Of the 3,440 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Drexel University in 2021, 39 of them were communication and journalism majors.

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

Drexel Communication & Journalism Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication & Journalism
  • Master’s Degree in Communication & Journalism
  • Doctorate Degree in Communication & Journalism

Drexel Communication & Journalism Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the communication and journalism progam at Drexel 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 communication and journalism major at Drexel is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Communication & Journalism. 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

In 2021, 42 students received their master’s degree in communication and journalism from Drexel. This makes it the #58 most popular school for communication and journalism master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 1 student who received their doctoral degrees in communication and journalism, making the school the #78 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Communication & Journalism Student Demographics at Drexel

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communication and journalism majors at Drexel University.

Drexel Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Program

62% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 39 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Communication & Journalism from Drexel in 2020-2021, 38% were men and 62% were women. The typical communication and journalism bachelor's degree program is made up of only 36% men. So male students are more repesented at Drexel since its program graduates 3% more men than average.


About 72% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in communication and journalism at Drexel 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 Drexel University with a bachelor's in communication and journalism.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 28
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Drexel Communication & Journalism Master’s Program

69% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 42 students earned a master's degree in communication and journalism from Drexel. About 69% of these graduates were women and the other 31% were men.


In the communication and journalism master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 40% of degree recipients. That is 3% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Drexel University with a master's in communication and journalism.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 14
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 20
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Drexel also has a doctoral program available in communication and journalism. In 2021, 1 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Communication & Journalism

Communication & Journalism majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Drexel University. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Public Relations & Advertising 57
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 19
Communication & Media Studies 6

Careers That Communication & Journalism Grads May Go Into

A degree in communication and journalism can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Drexel University.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Managers 11,060 $126,290
Public Relations Specialists 8,390 $61,510
Editors 3,020 $62,870
Producers and Directors 2,700 $76,050
Community Health Workers 2,000 $41,550


*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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