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Communication & Media Studies at Wayne State College

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Communication & Media Studies at Wayne State College

If you plan to study communication and media studies, take a look at what Wayne State College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

WSC is located in Wayne, Nebraska and approximately 3,890 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 students received a bachelor's degree in communications from WSC.

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.

WSC Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications

WSC Communication & Media Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the communications progam at WSC compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 WSC 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
Most Focused Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 372
Most Popular Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 498
Most Popular Communication & Media Studies Schools 618

Communications Student Demographics at WSC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at Wayne State College.

WSC Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 22 communications students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from WSC, about 50% were men and 50% were women. The typical communications bachelor's degree program is made up of only 36% men. So male students are more repesented at WSC since its program graduates 14% more men than average.

WSC Gender Breakdown of Communication & Media Studies Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 77% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in communications at WSC 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 Wayne State College with a bachelor's in communications.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Media Studies Majors at Wayne State College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 17
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

WSC 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 NE, the home state for Wayne State College.

Occupation Jobs in NE Average Salary in NE
Public Relations Specialists 1,370 $51,300
Editors 460 $47,910
Reporters and Correspondents 390 $39,510
Radio and Television Announcers 330 $38,940
Writers and Authors 220 $45,280

References

*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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