The School of Communication and Journalism has 1017 majors and pre-majors in our four programs.
Communication Total: 350
- Communication Majors: 167
- Pre-Communication Majors: 183
Journalism Total: 190
- Journalism Majors: 72
- Pre-Journalism Majors: 118
Media Studies Total: 175
- Media Studies Majors: 89 (MDIA 56/MDIV: 33)
- Pre-Media Studies Majors: 86 (PMDA: 43/PMDV: 43)
Public Relations Total: 302
- Public Relations Majors: 132
- Pre-Public Relations Majors: 170
The School of Communication and Journalism is one of 113 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: August 28, 2017