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Journalism at Ithaca College

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

Ithaca is located in Ithaca, New York and approximately 5,354 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 36 journalism majors received their bachelor's degree from Ithaca.

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

Ithaca Journalism Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism

Ithaca Journalism Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks journalism programs across the country. The following shows how Ithaca performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The journalism major at Ithaca is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for 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
Best Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools 55
Most Popular Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools 97
Best Value Journalism Schools 194

How Much Do Journalism Graduates from Ithaca Make?

The median salary of journalism students who receive their bachelor's degree at Ithaca is $33,131. This is 4% higher than $31,781, which is the national average for all journalism bachelor's degree recipients.


Journalism Student Demographics at Ithaca

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

Ithaca Journalism Bachelor’s Program

83% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 17% of journalism bachelor's degrees went to men and 83% went to women.


About 75% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in journalism at Ithaca 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 Ithaca College with a bachelor's in journalism.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 27
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Ithaca also has a doctoral program available in journalism. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Journalism Grads May Go Into

A degree in 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 NY, the home state for Ithaca College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Editors 19,140 $83,070
Writers and Authors 7,410 $86,380
Film and Video Editors 4,590 $92,170
Reporters and Correspondents 4,540 $81,930
Photographers 4,090 $53,150


*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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