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Communication & Journalism at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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Communication & Journalism at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

If you are interested in studying communication and journalism, you may want to check out the program at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

U-M is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan and approximately 47,907 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 272 communication and journalism majors received their bachelor's degree from U-M.

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.

U-M Communication & Journalism Degrees Available

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

U-M Communication & Journalism Rankings

The communication and journalism major at U-M 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.

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in communication and journalism from U-M. This is the #377 most popular school for communication and journalism master’s degree candidates in the country.

Communication & Journalism Student Demographics at U-M

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communication and journalism majors at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor.

U-M Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Program

73% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 27% of communication and journalism bachelor's degrees went to men and 73% went to women.


About 64% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in communication and journalism at U-M 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 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor with a bachelor's in communication and journalism.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 24
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 175
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 21

U-M also has a doctoral program available in communication and journalism. In 2021, 5 students 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 completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Communication & Media Studies 277

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 MI, the home state for University of Michigan - Ann Arbor.

Occupation Jobs in MI Average Salary in MI
Managers 6,370 $98,780
Public Relations Specialists 6,280 $61,760
Producers and Directors 2,030 $65,910
Community Health Workers 1,860 $44,380
Editors 1,670 $58,150


*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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