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Communication & Journalism at SUNY Oneonta

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Communication & Journalism at SUNY Oneonta

What traits are you looking for in a communication and journalism school? To help you decide if SUNY Oneonta is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's communication and journalism program.

SUNY Oneonta is located in Oneonta, New York and approximately 6,718 students attend the school each year. Of the 1,507 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Oneonta in 2021, 186 of them were communication and journalism majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Communication & Journalism section at the bottom of this page.

SUNY Oneonta Communication & Journalism Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication & Journalism

SUNY Oneonta Communication & Journalism Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks communication and journalism programs across the country. The following shows how SUNY Oneonta performed in these rankings.

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 communication and journalism major at SUNY Oneonta is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Communication & 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Communication & Journalism Schools 166
Best Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools 330

Communication & Journalism Student Demographics at SUNY Oneonta

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communication and journalism majors at SUNY Oneonta.

SUNY Oneonta Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Program

63% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 37% of communication and journalism bachelor's degrees went to men and 63% went to women. The typical communication and journalism bachelor's degree program is made up of only 36% men. So male students are more repesented at SUNY Oneonta since its program graduates 1% more men than average.


About 75% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in communication and journalism at SUNY Oneonta 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 SUNY Oneonta with a bachelor's in communication and journalism.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 140
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

SUNY Oneonta also has a doctoral program available in communication and journalism. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Communication & Journalism

If you plan to be a communication and journalism major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at SUNY Oneonta. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Communication & Media Studies 186

Careers That Communication & Journalism Grads May Go Into

A degree in communication and 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 SUNY Oneonta.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Producers and Directors 26,110 $115,610
Public Relations Specialists 24,510 $74,000
Editors 19,140 $83,070
Managers 16,600 $124,160
Writers and Authors 7,410 $86,380


*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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