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Communication & Media Studies at The New School

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Communication & Media Studies at The New School

Every communication and media studies school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the communications program at The New School stacks up to those at other schools.

New School University is located in New York, New York and approximately 9,047 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 40 students received a bachelor's degree in communications from New School University.

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.

New School University Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications

New School University Communication & Media Studies Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks communications programs across the country. The following shows how New School University 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 communications major at New School University 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 577
Best Value Communication & Media Studies Schools 680

How Much Do Communications Graduates from New School University Make?

The median salary of communications students who receive their bachelor's degree at New School University is $29,021. 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 New School University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at The New School.

New School University Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program

98% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The communications program at New School University awarded 40 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 3% of these degrees went to men with the other 98% going to women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from The New School with a bachelor's in communications.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 20
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

New School University 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 The New School.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Public Relations Specialists 24,510 $74,000
Editors 19,140 $83,070
Writers and Authors 7,410 $86,380
Reporters and Correspondents 4,540 $81,930
Communications Professors 3,080 $90,470


*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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