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Communication & Journalism at SUNY Oswego

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Communication & Journalism at SUNY Oswego

If you plan to study communication and journalism, take a look at what SUNY Oswego has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

SUNY Oswego is located in Oswego, New York and has a total student population of 7,830. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 235 students received a bachelor's degree in communication and journalism from SUNY Oswego.

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 Oswego Communication & Journalism Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication & Journalism
  • Master’s Degree in Communication & Journalism

Online Classes Are Available at SUNY Oswego

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

SUNY Oswego does offer online education options in communication and journalism for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

SUNY Oswego Communication & Journalism Rankings

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

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 communication and journalism major at SUNY Oswego 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 Online Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools 16
Most Focused Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools 28
Best Value Communication & Journalism Schools 31
Most Focused Communication & Journalism Schools 51
Most Popular Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools 110
Most Popular Communication & Journalism Schools 124

In 2019, 11 students received their master’s degree in communication and journalism from SUNY Oswego. This makes it the #196 most popular school for communication and journalism master’s degree candidates in the country.

Communication & Journalism Student Demographics at SUNY Oswego

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

SUNY Oswego Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Program

54% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 235 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in communication and journalism from SUNY Oswego in 2019, 46% were men and 54% were 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 Oswego since its program graduates 10% more men than average.

SUNY Oswego Gender Breakdown of Communication & Journalism Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 74% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in communication and journalism at SUNY Oswego 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 Oswego with a bachelor's in communication and journalism.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Journalism Majors at SUNY Oswego
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 25
Hispanic or Latino 27
White 173
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

SUNY Oswego Communication & Journalism Master’s Program

73% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 11 students who earned a master's degree in Communication & Journalism from SUNY Oswego in 2018-2019, 27% were men and 73% were women.

SUNY Oswego Gender Breakdown of Communication & Journalism Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a communication and journalism master's degree from SUNY Oswego, 82% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from SUNY Oswego with a master's in communication and journalism.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Journalism Majors at SUNY Oswego
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 9
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

SUNY Oswego also has a doctoral program available in communication and journalism. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Communication & Journalism

Communication & Journalism majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at SUNY Oswego. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 127
Public Relations & Advertising 49
Communication & Media Studies 45
Journalism 25

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 Oswego.

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

References

*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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