Speech Communication and Rhetoric

While Speech Communication and Rhetoric offers degrees up to the Doctors degree research scholarship, the majority of students earn a Bachelors degree. Students study Speech Communication and Rhetoric all over the country, though the major has the most graduates in California. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Speech Communication and Rhetoric is $40,740.

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Gender

Total Students
41,297
Total Males
14,569
Total Females
26,728

Degree Type

  • Total Bachelors degree

    32,883

  • Total Associates degree

    5,028

  • Total Masters degree

    1,812

  • Total Award of less than 1 academic year Degree

    856

  • Total Doctors degree research scholarship

    303

  • Total Postbaccalaureate certificate

    264

  • Total Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Degree

    147

  • Total Post masters certificate

    4

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See where Speech Communication and Rhetoric is the most popular major in the U.S.
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Top Colleges for Speech Communication and Rhetoric

James Madison University is a top option for students who want to study Speech Communication and Rhetoric. Students can earn up to a Doctors degree research scholarship at the school. James Madison University awards around 382 degreess to those majoring in Speech Communication and Rhetoric per year. However, Villanova University and Boston College are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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