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Communication & Media Studies at Salve Regina University

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Communication & Media Studies at Salve Regina University

If you are interested in studying communication and media studies, you may want to check out the program at Salve Regina University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Salve Regina is located in Newport, Rhode Island and approximately 2,823 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 13 communications majors received their bachelor's degree from Salve Regina.

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.

Salve Regina Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications

Salve Regina Communication & Media Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the communications progam at Salve Regina 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

Of the schools analyzed in this analysis, the communications program at Salve Regina was ranked #178 for overall quality. It is also ranked as the #4 school in Rhode Island.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Communication & Media Studies Graduates 140
Best Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 178
Best Communication & Media Studies Colleges for Veterans 335
Best Value Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 344
Most Focused Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 699
Most Popular Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 778

Earnings of Salve Regina Communications Graduates

The median salary of communications students who receive their bachelor's degree at Salve Regina is $34,500. This is 9% higher than $31,700, which is the national average for all communications bachelor's degree recipients.


Communications Student Demographics at Salve Regina

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

Salve Regina Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program

77% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 13 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Communication & Media Studies from Salve Regina in 2018-2019, 23% were men and 77% were women.

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

About 92% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in communications at Salve Regina 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 Salve Regina University with a bachelor's in communications.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Media Studies Majors at Salve Regina University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 12
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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 RI, the home state for Salve Regina University.

Occupation Jobs in RI Average Salary in RI
Public Relations Specialists 1,150 $67,480
Editors 200 $66,900
Writers and Authors 180 $63,820
Communications Professors 120 $80,330


*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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