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Communication & Media Studies at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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Communication & Media Studies at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

If you are interested in studying communication and media studies, you may want to check out the program at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

WCUPA is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania and approximately 17,719 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 78 communications majors received their bachelor's degree from WCUPA.

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.

WCUPA Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications

WCUPA Communication & Media Studies Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The communications major at WCUPA 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 Popular Communication & Media Studies Schools 236

Communications Student Demographics at WCUPA

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

WCUPA Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program

68% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 78 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications from WCUPA. About 32% were men and 68% were women.


About 77% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in communications at WCUPA 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 West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in communications.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 60
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

WCUPA 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 PA, the home state for West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Public Relations Specialists 8,390 $61,510
Editors 3,020 $62,870
Writers and Authors 1,400 $60,140
Reporters and Correspondents 1,330 $39,600
Communications Professors 1,280 $76,720


*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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