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Communication & Journalism at Georgetown University

What traits are you looking for in a communication and journalism school? To help you decide if Georgetown University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's communication and journalism program.

Georgetown is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 19,371.

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.

Georgetown Communication & Journalism Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Communication & Journalism

Georgetown Communication & Journalism Rankings

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Communication & Journalism Student Demographics at Georgetown

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

Georgetown Communication & Journalism Master’s Program

76% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 24% of communication and journalism master's degrees went to men and 76% went to women.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 27
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 69
International Students 28
Other Races/Ethnicities 22

Concentrations Within Communication & Journalism

Communication & Journalism majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Georgetown University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Public Relations & Advertising 157
Journalism 19

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 DC, the home state for Georgetown University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Managers 19,910 $147,460
Public Relations Specialists 17,310 $107,490
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 5,390 $188,050
Editors 3,330 $89,710
Producers and Directors 2,360 $89,390


*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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