Communication & Media Studies at SUNY Potsdam
SUNY Potsdam is located in Potsdam, New York and approximately 3,084 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 37 students received a bachelor's degree in communications from SUNY Potsdam.
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 Potsdam Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Communications
SUNY Potsdam Communication & Media Studies Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the communications progam at SUNY Potsdam 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 Potsdam 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.
|Best Value Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools||326|
|Best Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools||568|
Earnings of SUNY Potsdam Communications Graduates
The median salary of communications students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Potsdam is $29,152. This is less than $32,435, which is the national average of all communications majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.
Communications Student Demographics at SUNY Potsdam
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at SUNY Potsdam.
SUNY Potsdam Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 10% 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 Potsdam with a bachelor's in communications.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||11|
|Hispanic or Latino||7|
SUNY Potsdam 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 Potsdam.
|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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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