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Communication & Media Studies at Pennsylvania State University - Berks

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Communication & Media Studies at Pennsylvania State University - Berks

If you plan to study communication and media studies, take a look at what Pennsylvania State University - Berks has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Of the 405 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University - Berks in 2019, 12 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.

Penn State Berks Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications

Penn State Berks Communication & Media Studies Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks communications programs across the country. The following shows how Penn State Berks 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 communications major at Penn State Berks 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 287
Best Communication & Media Studies Schools 296
Most Popular Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 654

How Much Do Communications Graduates from Penn State Berks Make?

The median salary of communications students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Berks is $31,000. This is less than $31,700, which is the national average of all communications majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Communications Student Demographics at Penn State Berks

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

Penn State Berks Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The communications program at Penn State Berks awarded 12 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 50% of these degrees went to men with the other 50% going to women. The typical communications bachelor's degree program is made up of only 36% men. So male students are more repesented at Penn State Berks since its program graduates 14% more men than average.

Penn State Berks Gender Breakdown of Communication & Media Studies Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 75% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in communications at Penn State Berks 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 Pennsylvania State University - Berks with a bachelor's in communications.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Media Studies Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Berks
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 9
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Penn State Berks 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 PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - Berks.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Public Relations Specialists 8,390 $61,510
Editors 3,020 $62,870
Writers and Authors 1,400 $60,140
Reporters and Correspondents 1,330 $39,600
Communications Professors 1,280 $76,720


*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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