Journalism at Purchase College
Purchase College is located in Purchase, New York and approximately 3,685 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 27 journalism majors received their bachelor's degree from Purchase College.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Journalism section at the bottom of this page.
Purchase College Journalism Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
Purchase College Journalism Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the journalism progam at Purchase College compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The journalism major at Purchase College 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 Focused Journalism Schools||27|
|Most Popular Journalism Schools||129|
|Best Value Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools||147|
|Best Journalism Schools||228|
Earnings of Purchase College Journalism Graduates
The median salary of journalism students who receive their bachelor's degree at Purchase College is $26,684. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $31,781 for all journalism students.
Journalism Student Demographics at Purchase College
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the journalism majors at Purchase College.
Purchase College Journalism Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 16% 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 Purchase College with a bachelor's in journalism.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||3|
|Hispanic or Latino||10|
Purchase College 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 Purchase College.
|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
- Image Credit: By Rschaming under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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