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Communication & Media Studies at Marymount University

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Communication & Media Studies at Marymount University

Every communication and media studies school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the communications program at Marymount University stacks up to those at other schools.

Marymount is located in Arlington, Virginia and approximately 3,363 students attend the school each year. Of the 551 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Marymount University in 2019, 14 of them were communication and media studies majors.

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.

Marymount Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications

Marymount Communication & Media Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the communications progam at Marymount compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 communications major at Marymount 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 195
Most Popular Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 618
Most Focused Communication & Media Studies Schools 772

How Much Do Communications Graduates from Marymount Make?

The median salary of communications students who receive their bachelor's degree at Marymount is $39,100. This is 23% higher than $31,700, which is the national average for all communications bachelor's degree recipients.

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Communications Student Demographics at Marymount

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at Marymount University.

Marymount Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program

79% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 communications majors earned their bachelor's degree from Marymount. Of these graduates, 21% were men and 79% were women.

Marymount Gender Breakdown of Communication & Media Studies Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Marymount University with a bachelor's in communications.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Media Studies Majors at Marymount University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 7
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Marymount also has a doctoral program available in communications. In 2019, 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 VA, the home state for Marymount University.

Occupation Jobs in VA Average Salary in VA
Public Relations Specialists 6,920 $78,410
Editors 3,450 $72,660
Writers and Authors 1,220 $68,600
Reporters and Correspondents 740 $49,530
Radio and Television Announcers 580 $43,660

References

*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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