Public Relations & Advertising at Drexel University
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, 36 of them were public relations and advertising majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Public Relations & Advertising section at the bottom of this page.
Drexel Public Relations & Advertising Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations
- Master’s Degree in Public Relations
Drexel Public Relations & Advertising Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks public relations programs across the country. The following shows how Drexel performed in these rankings.
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 public relations major at Drexel is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Public Relations & Advertising. 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.
|Most Popular Public Relations & Advertising Master’s Degree Schools||36|
Earnings of Drexel Public Relations Graduates
The median salary of public relations students who receive their bachelor's degree at Drexel is $39,686. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 8% higher than the national average of $36,826 for all public relations bachelor's degree recipients.
Public Relations Student Demographics at Drexel
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the public relations majors at Drexel University.
Drexel Public Relations & Advertising Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Drexel University with a bachelor's in public relations.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
Drexel Public Relations & Advertising Master’s Program
Of the students who received a public relations master's degree from Drexel, 52% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the public relations master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 38% of degree recipients. That is 6% 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 public relations.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||6|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Drexel also has a doctoral program available in public relations. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Public Relations Grads May Go Into
A degree in public relations 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|
|Public Relations Specialists||8,390||$61,510|
|Community Health Workers||2,000||$41,550|
|Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||1,620||$123,600|
*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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