Communication & Media Studies at Rider University
Rider is located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and approximately 4,636 students attend the school each year. Of the 1,010 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Rider University in 2021, 15 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.
Rider Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Communications
Rider Communication & Media Studies Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the communications progam at Rider 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 Rider 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.
|Best Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools||436|
|Best Communication & Media Studies Schools||454|
|Best Value Communication & Media Studies Schools||572|
Earnings of Rider Communications Graduates
The median salary of communications students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rider is $24,766. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $32,435 for all communications students.
Communications Student Demographics at Rider
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at Rider University.
Rider Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rider University with a bachelor's in communications.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Rider also has a doctoral program available in communications. In 2021, 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 NJ, the home state for Rider University.
|Occupation||Jobs in NJ||Average Salary in NJ|
|Public Relations Specialists||3,850||$75,670|
|Writers and Authors||1,050||$81,160|
|Reporters and Correspondents||590||$61,180|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Magneticcarpet under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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