Journalism at SUNY Plattsburgh
SUNY Plattsburgh is located in Plattsburgh, New York and approximately 5,109 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 18 journalism majors received their bachelor's degree from SUNY Plattsburgh.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Journalism section at the bottom of this page.
SUNY Plattsburgh Journalism Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
SUNY Plattsburgh Journalism Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the journalism progam at SUNY Plattsburgh 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 journalism major at SUNY Plattsburgh 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||96|
|Most Popular Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools||148|
How Much Do Journalism Graduates from SUNY Plattsburgh Make?
The median salary of journalism students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Plattsburgh is $26,260. 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 SUNY Plattsburgh
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the journalism majors at SUNY Plattsburgh.
SUNY Plattsburgh Journalism Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 3% 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 SUNY Plattsburgh with a bachelor's in journalism.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||4|
SUNY Plattsburgh also has a doctoral program available in journalism. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Communication & Media Studies
- Public Relations & Advertising
- Radio, Television & Digital Communication
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 SUNY Plattsburgh.
|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 Erik Graham under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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