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Public Relations & Advertising at Ithaca College

If you plan to study public relations and advertising, take a look at what Ithaca College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Ithaca is located in Ithaca, New York and approximately 5,354 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 147 public relations majors received their bachelor's degree from Ithaca.

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.

Ithaca Public Relations & Advertising Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations

Online Classes Are Available at Ithaca

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Ithaca offers distance education options for public relations at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

Ithaca Public Relations & Advertising Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the public relations progam at Ithaca compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 Ithaca 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Public Relations & Advertising Bachelor’s Degree Schools 3
Best Public Relations & Advertising Bachelor’s Degree Schools 26
Most Focused Public Relations & Advertising Master’s Degree Schools 105

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in public relations from Ithaca. This is the #106 most popular school for public relations master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Public Relations Graduates from Ithaca Make?

The median salary of public relations students who receive their bachelor's degree at Ithaca is $40,148. This is 9% higher than $36,826, which is the national average for all public relations bachelor's degree recipients.


Public Relations Student Demographics at Ithaca

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

Ithaca Public Relations & Advertising Bachelor’s Program

65% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 35% of public relations bachelor's degrees went to men and 65% went to women. The typical public relations bachelor's degree program is made up of only 28% men. So male students are more repesented at Ithaca since its program graduates 7% more men than average.


About 77% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in public relations 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 public relations.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 113
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Ithaca 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 NY, the home state for Ithaca College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Public Relations Specialists 24,510 $74,000
Editors 19,140 $83,070
Advertising and Promotions Managers 6,590 $174,870
Community Health Workers 6,590 $44,340
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 6,190 $167,330


*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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