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Communication & Media Studies at Aurora University

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Communication & Media Studies at Aurora University

The Communication & Media Studies major is part of the communication & journalism program at Aurora University.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the average salary of graduates, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. We've also included details on how Aurora ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in communications.

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Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available at Aurora

Aurora Communications Rankings

The bachelor's program at Aurora was ranked #392 on College Factual's Best Schools for communications list. It is also ranked #17 in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 309
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 319
Best Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 373
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 457

Popularity of Communications at Aurora

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Aurora University handed out 44 bachelor's degrees in communication and media studies. Due to this, the school was ranked #374 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 38% over the previous year when 32 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Communications Graduates from Aurora Make?

Salary of Communications Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Communications majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Aurora go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $29,200 a year. This is less than $31,700, which is the national median of all communications majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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How Much Student Debt Do Communications Graduates from Aurora Have?

Student Debt of Communications Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Aurora, communications students borrow a median amount of $24,062 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all communications bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $24,749.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the communications program at Aurora is $250 per month.

Aurora Communications Students

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

Aurora Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 44 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications from Aurora. About 39% were men and 61% were women.

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The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Aurora are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 64% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Aurora University with a bachelor's in communications.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 28
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 3

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