Journalism at University at Albany
UAlbany is located in Albany, New York and has a total student population of 17,688. Of the 3,669 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University at Albany in 2021, 40 of them were journalism majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Journalism section at the bottom of this page.
UAlbany Journalism Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
UAlbany Journalism Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the journalism progam at UAlbany compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The journalism major at UAlbany is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Journalism. 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.
|Most Popular Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools||85|
|Most Focused Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools||147|
|Best Value Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools||163|
Earnings of UAlbany Journalism Graduates
The median salary of journalism students who receive their bachelor's degree at UAlbany is $31,293. This is less than $31,781, which is the national average of all journalism majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.
Journalism Student Demographics at UAlbany
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the journalism majors at University at Albany.
UAlbany Journalism Bachelor’s Program
About 60% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in journalism at UAlbany are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 4% more racial-ethnic minorities in its journalism bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University at Albany with a bachelor's in journalism.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||6|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
UAlbany also has a doctoral program available in journalism. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Journalism Grads May Go Into
A degree in journalism 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 University at Albany.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Writers and Authors||7,410||$86,380|
|Film and Video Editors||4,590||$92,170|
|Reporters and Correspondents||4,540||$81,930|
*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
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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