Communication & Journalism at University of Wisconsin - Madison
UW - Madison is located in Madison, Wisconsin and has a total student population of 44,640. Of the 9,926 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2021, 512 of them were communication and journalism majors.
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.
UW - Madison Communication & Journalism Degrees Available
- Basic Certificate in Communication & Journalism (Less Than 1 Year)
- Bachelor’s Degree in Communication & Journalism
- Master’s Degree in Communication & Journalism
- Doctorate Degree in Communication & Journalism
UW - Madison Communication & Journalism Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks communication and journalism programs across the country. The following shows how UW - Madison 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 communication and journalism major at UW - Madison 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.
|Best Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools||16|
In 2021, 20 students received their master’s degree in communication and journalism from UW - Madison. This makes it the #118 most popular school for communication and journalism master’s degree candidates in the country.
Communication & Journalism Student Demographics at UW - Madison
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communication and journalism majors at University of Wisconsin - Madison.
UW - Madison Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Wisconsin - Madison with a bachelor's in communication and journalism.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||18|
|Hispanic or Latino||25|
UW - Madison Communication & Journalism Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Wisconsin - Madison with a master's in communication and journalism.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
UW - Madison also has a doctoral program available in communication and journalism. In 2021, 11 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within Communication & Journalism
The following communication and journalism concentations are available at University of Wisconsin - Madison. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at University of Wisconsin - Madison. A concentration may not be available for your level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Communication & Media Studies||334|
- Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies
- Library Science
- Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
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 WI, the home state for University of Wisconsin - Madison.
|Occupation||Jobs in WI||Average Salary in WI|
|Public Relations Specialists||3,860||$61,060|
|Producers and Directors||1,360||$57,110|
*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 Czar under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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