Communication & Media Studies at SUNY Old Westbury
SUNY Old Westbury is located in Old Westbury, New York and has a total student population of 5,007. In 2021, 67 communications majors received their bachelor's degree from SUNY Old Westbury.
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.
SUNY Old Westbury Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Communications
SUNY Old Westbury Communication & Media Studies Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the communications progam at SUNY Old Westbury 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 SUNY Old Westbury 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.
|Most Focused Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools||98|
|Most Focused Communication & Media Studies Schools||108|
|Best Value Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools||313|
|Best Value Communication & Media Studies Schools||354|
|Best Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools||565|
Earnings of SUNY Old Westbury Communications Graduates
The median salary of communications students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Old Westbury is $29,553. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $32,435 for all communications students.
Communications Student Demographics at SUNY Old Westbury
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at SUNY Old Westbury.
SUNY Old Westbury Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 24% more racial-ethnic minorities in its communications bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from SUNY Old Westbury with a bachelor's in communications.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||20|
|Hispanic or Latino||14|
SUNY Old Westbury 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 NY, the home state for SUNY Old Westbury.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Public Relations Specialists||24,510||$74,000|
|Writers and Authors||7,410||$86,380|
|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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