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Basic Certificates in Graphic Communications

1,127 Yearly Graduations
48% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 171 schools in the United States where you can get your basic certificate in graphic communication. This degree is more popular with male students, and about 47% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.8% of graphic communication graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Graphic Communication Majors

In 2018-2019, 1,127 earned their basic certificate in graphic communication. This makes it the 64th most popular basic certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in graphic communication at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,944
Associate’s Degree 1,874
Basic Certificate 1,127
Undergraduate Certificate 1,080
Master’s Degree 359
Graduate Certificate 50

Earnings of Graphic Communication Majors With Basic Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for graphic communication majors with their basic certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for graphic communication majors who have their basic certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue basic certificates in graphic communication. About 52.1% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 587
Women 540
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificates in Graphic Communication

The racial-ethnic distribution of graphic communication basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 109
Black or African American 94
Hispanic or Latino 261
White 539
International Students 31
Other Races/Ethnicities 93
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Graphic Communication Basic Certificate Students

There are 171 colleges that offer a basic certificate in graphic communication. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Front Range Community College

Westminster, Colorado
71 Yearly Graduations
49% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for graphic communication students seekinga basic certificate is Front Range Community College. Each year, around 19,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The graphic communication program at Front Range Community College awarded 71 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 49% of this group were women, and 24% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs, Colorado
53 Yearly Graduations
66% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for graphic communication majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Pikes Peak Community College. Roughly 13,600 attend the school each year. The graphic communication program at Pikes Peak Community College awarded 53 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 28% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 66% were women.

#3

Francis Tuttle Technology Center

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
52 Yearly Graduations
58% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for graphic communication majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Francis Tuttle Technology Center. Each year, around 2,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The graphic communication program at Francis Tuttle Technology Center awarded 52 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 58% of this group were women, and 40% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Moorpark College

Moorpark, California
44 Yearly Graduations
52% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Moorpark College is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in graphic communication. Roughly 14,200 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 44 people received their basic certificate in graphic communication from Moorpark College. Around 64% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 52% were women.

#5

City College of San Francisco

San Francisco, California
43 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
70% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

City College of San Francisco comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in graphic communication. Roughly 24,400 attend the school each year. The graphic communication program at City College of San Francisco awarded 43 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 42% were women and 70% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

42 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Columbus State Community College is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in graphic communication. Each year, around 28,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 42 people received their basic certificate in graphic communication from Columbus State. Of these students, 64% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

Mt. San Antonio College

Walnut, California
39 Yearly Graduations
51% Women
92% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for graphic communication majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Mt. San Antonio College. Each year, around 29,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 39 people received their basic certificate in graphic communication from Mt. SAC. Of these students, 51% were women and 92% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Berkeley City College

Berkeley, California
33 Yearly Graduations
52% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Berkeley City College comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in graphic communication. Each year, around 5,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 33 people received their basic certificate in graphic communication from Berkeley City College. About 52% of this group were women, and 39% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Houston Community College

Houston, Texas
29 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
76% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Houston Community College is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in graphic communication. Roughly 56,100 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 basic certificates were handed out to graphic communication majors at Houston Community College. Around 76% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 38% were women.

29 Yearly Graduations
59% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in graphic communication. Roughly 400 attend the school each year. The graphic communication program at Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester awarded 29 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 59% of this group were women, and 45% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Valencia College

Orlando, Florida
26 Yearly Graduations
27% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Valencia College comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in graphic communication. Each year, around 47,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 people received their basic certificate in graphic communication from Valencia College. Around 69% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 27% were women.

#11

Palomar College

San Marcos, California
26 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for graphic communication majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Palomar College. Each year, around 23,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 people received their basic certificate in graphic communication from Palomar College. Of these students, 42% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

Butte College

Oroville, California
26 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for graphic communication majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Butte College. Roughly 10,100 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 people received their basic certificate in graphic communication from Butte College. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 38% were women.

#14

Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa, California
24 Yearly Graduations
29% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Santa Rosa Junior College is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in graphic communication. Each year, around 19,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 people received their basic certificate in graphic communication from SRJC. Around 42% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 29% were women.

#15

Illinois Central College

East Peoria, Illinois
23 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for graphic communication majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Illinois Central College. Each year, around 8,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 basic certificates were handed out to graphic communication majors at ICC. Around 39% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 96% were women.

23 Yearly Graduations
48% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Seminole State College of Florida comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in graphic communication. Each year, around 17,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 basic certificates were handed out to graphic communication majors at Seminole State. Around 52% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 48% were women.

#15

Northwest Vista College

San Antonio, Texas
23 Yearly Graduations
22% Women
70% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northwest Vista College is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in graphic communication. Roughly 18,000 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 basic certificates were handed out to graphic communication majors at Northwest Vista College. Of these students, 22% were women and 70% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

Sacramento City College

Sacramento, California
20 Yearly Graduations
15% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Sacramento City College comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in graphic communication. Roughly 20,800 attend the school each year. The graphic communication program at Sacramento City College awarded 20 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 15% of this group were women, and 60% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

Moraine Valley Community College

Palos Hills, Illinois
20 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for graphic communication majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Moraine Valley Community College. Each year, around 13,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The graphic communication program at Moraine Valley Community College awarded 20 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 60% were women.

#20

Montgomery College

Rockville, Maryland
18 Yearly Graduations
28% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for graphic communication majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Montgomery College. Each year, around 21,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The graphic communication program at Montgomery College awarded 18 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 28% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to graphic communication that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Audiovisual Communications 2,069
Communications Technology 117
Other Communication Technology 106

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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