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Journalism at Wilmington University

Every journalism school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the journalism program at Wilmington University stacks up to those at other schools.

Wilmington University is located in New Castle, Delaware and approximately 14,769 students attend the school each year. Of the 1,831 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Wilmington University in 2021, 17 of them were journalism majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Journalism section at the bottom of this page.

Wilmington University Journalism Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism

Online Classes Are Available at Wilmington University

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Wilmington University does offer online education options in journalism for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Wilmington University Journalism Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks journalism programs across the country. The following shows how Wilmington University 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 journalism major at Wilmington University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools 2
Best Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools 38
Most Focused Journalism Schools 243

Journalism Student Demographics at Wilmington University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the journalism majors at Wilmington University.

Wilmington University Journalism Bachelor’s Program

53% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 17 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in journalism from Wilmington University in 2021, 47% were men and 53% were women. The typical journalism bachelor's degree program is made up of only 34% men. So male students are more repesented at Wilmington University since its program graduates 13% more men than average.


About 71% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in journalism at Wilmington University 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 Wilmington University with a bachelor's in journalism.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 12
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Wilmington University also has a doctoral program available in journalism. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Journalism Grads May Go Into

A degree in 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 DE, the home state for Wilmington University.

Occupation Jobs in DE Average Salary in DE
Editors 130 $68,790
Photographers 110 $34,130
Reporters and Correspondents 90 $50,580
Writers and Authors 60 $60,690


*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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