Communication & Media Studies at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
UW Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington and approximately 5,329 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 96 communications majors received their bachelor's degree from UW Tacoma.
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.
UW Tacoma Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Communications
UW Tacoma Communication & Media Studies Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks communications programs across the country. The following shows how UW Tacoma performed in these rankings.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The communications major at UW Tacoma 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 Communication & Media Studies Schools||76|
|Most Focused Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools||143|
|Most Popular Communication & Media Studies Schools||199|
|Best Value Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools||294|
|Best Value Communication & Media Studies Schools||325|
Earnings of UW Tacoma Communications Graduates
The median salary of communications students who receive their bachelor's degree at UW Tacoma is $37,500. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 18% higher than the national average of $31,700 for all communications bachelor's degree recipients.
Communications Student Demographics at UW Tacoma
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.
UW Tacoma Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 15% 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 University of Washington - Tacoma Campus with a bachelor's in communications.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||11|
|Hispanic or Latino||13|
UW Tacoma also has a doctoral program available in communications. In 2019, 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 WA, the home state for University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.
|Occupation||Jobs in WA||Average Salary in WA|
|Public Relations Specialists||5,770||$72,510|
|Writers and Authors||1,400||$65,200|
*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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