The School of Communication and Journalism has 894 majors and pre-majors in our four programs.
Communication Total: 221
Communication Majors: 98
Pre-Communication Majors: 123
Journalism Total: 158
Journalism Majors: 60
Pre-Journalism Majors: 98
Public Relations Total: 304
Public Relations Majors: 116
Pre-Public Relations Majors: 188
Media Studies Total: 211
Media Studies Majors: 84
Pre-Media Studies Majors: 127
The School of Communication and Journalism is one of 111 programs approved by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. ACEJMC is the agency responsible for the evaluation of professional journalism and mass communications programs in colleges and universities.
The Journalism, Public Relations and Media Studies programs are accredited by ACEJMC.
ACEJMC requires its accredited programs to provide retention and graduation data on their websites. Data will be updated every year by Aug. 15.
The percentages below indicate the first-year retention rates of students who declare the Journalism, Public Relations or Media Studies major as incoming freshmen.
|Fall Term||Freshmen||Returned 2nd Year||Overall AU Return|
The graduation rates below indicate the percentage of students who declared the Journalism, Public Relations or Media Studies major as incoming freshmen and graduated with that same major in four years.
JRNL or PR
in four years
from any AU
Last Updated: July 14, 2014