Communication & Media Studies at George Washington University
GWU is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 27,017. In 2021, 40 communications majors received their bachelor's degree from GWU.
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.
GWU Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Communications
- Master’s Degree in Communications
GWU Communication & Media Studies Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks communications programs across the country. The following shows how GWU performed in these rankings.
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 communications major at GWU 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.
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Earnings of GWU Communications Graduates
The median salary of communications students who receive their bachelor's degree at GWU is $45,521. This is 40% higher than $32,435, which is the national average for all communications bachelor's degree recipients.
Communications Student Demographics at GWU
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at George Washington University.
GWU Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Washington University with a bachelor's in communications.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||7|
GWU Communication & Media Studies Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Washington University with a master's in communications.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
GWU 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 DC, the home state for George Washington University.
|Occupation||Jobs in DC||Average Salary in DC|
|Public Relations Specialists||17,310||$107,490|
|Reporters and Correspondents||1,610||$100,550|
|Writers and Authors||1,250||$101,690|
|Radio and Television Announcers||320||$85,030|
*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
- Image Credit: By Michiel1972 under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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