Communication & Media Studies at Black Hills State University

Communication & Media Studies at Black Hills State University

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

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. Also, learn how BHSU ranks among other schools offering degrees in communications.

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Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available at BHSU

BHSU Communications Rankings

The bachelor's program at BHSU was ranked #673 on College Factual's Best Schools for communications list. It is also ranked #4 in South Dakota.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 109
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 197
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Communication & Media Studies 473
Best Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 644

Popularity of Communications at BHSU

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Black Hills State University handed out 23 bachelor's degrees in communication and media studies. Due to this, the school was ranked #594 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 283% over the previous year when 6 degrees were handed out.

How Much Student Debt Do Communications Graduates from BHSU Have?

Student Debt of Communications Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at BHSU, communications students borrow a median amount of $24,000 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 BHSU is $249 per month.

BHSU Communications Students

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

BHSU Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 23 communications majors earned their bachelor's degree from BHSU. Of these graduates, 57% were men and 43% were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 70% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 16
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 3

Related Major Annual Graduates
Public Relations & Advertising 2

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