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#1

#1 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

53

SAT Score

1,280–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$43,651

Median Starting Salary

$56,425

#2

#2 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

SUNY Brockport
Brockport, NY

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

1,070–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$16,261

Median Starting Salary

$54,189

#3

#3 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus
Norman, OK

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

45

SAT Score

1,140–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$22,601

Median Starting Salary

$52,195

#4

#4 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

University of South Carolina-Columbia
Columbia, SC

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

41

SAT Score

1,220–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$22,427

Median Starting Salary

$55,827

#5

#5 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Chapman University
Orange, CA

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

25

SAT Score

1,220–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$45,033

Median Starting Salary

$57,181

#6

#6 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Morgan State University
Baltimore, MD

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

890–1,070

Est. Net Price *

$13,956

Median Starting Salary

$52,732

#7

#7 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

35

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$12,625

Median Starting Salary

$52,611

#8

#8 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

Acceptance Rate

19%

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

1,340–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$36,467

Median Starting Salary

$51,463

#9

#9 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

30

SAT Score

1,020–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$7,259

Median Starting Salary

$53,641

#10

#10 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

University of North Texas
Denton, TX

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

50

SAT Score

1,010–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$15,283

Median Starting Salary

$52,169

#11

#11 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Washington State University
Pullman, WA

Washington State University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

47

SAT Score

1,030–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$17,911

Median Starting Salary

$52,728

#12

#12 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

1,110–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$16,805

Median Starting Salary

$56,093

#13

#13 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

CUNY Brooklyn College
Brooklyn, NY

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

1,030–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$5,972

Median Starting Salary

$49,569

#14

#14 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, OK

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

30

SAT Score

970–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$18,055

Median Starting Salary

$52,644

#15

#15 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Rust College
Holly Springs, MS

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

860–1,030

Est. Net Price *

$8,151

Median Starting Salary

$50,650

#16

#16 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

North Greenville University
Tigerville, SC

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

980–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$11,705

Median Starting Salary

$55,033

#17

#17 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Langston University
Langston, OK

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$9,681

Median Starting Salary

$52,030

#18

#18 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Bloomfield College
Bloomfield, NJ

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

780–950

Est. Net Price *

$20,320

Median Starting Salary

$52,594

#19

#19 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,220–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$38,727

Median Starting Salary

$60,927

#20

#20 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Cameron University
Lawton, OK

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$9,674

Median Starting Salary

$51,525

#21

#21 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

University of Scranton
Scranton, PA

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,160–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$35,526

Median Starting Salary

$61,621

#22

#22 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Southern Adventist University
Collegedale, TN

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,000–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$24,332

Median Starting Salary

$55,836

#23

#23 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Belmont University
Nashville, TN

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,170–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$36,225

Median Starting Salary

$59,523

#24

#24 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Oakwood University
Huntsville, AL

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

880–1,130

Est. Net Price *

$19,373

Median Starting Salary

$54,082

#25

#25 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Union University
Jackson, TN

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,140–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$28,585

Median Starting Salary

$51,184

#26

#26 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Point Park University
Pittsburgh, PA

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,030–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$24,702

Median Starting Salary

$55,109

#27

#27 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Evangel University
Springfield, MO

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$20,963

Median Starting Salary

$56,418

#28

#28 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Harding University
Searcy, AR

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,040–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$19,558

Median Starting Salary

$57,234

#29

#29 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Baldwin Wallace University
Berea, OH

Acceptance Rate

77%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,050–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$28,705

Median Starting Salary

$55,297

#30

#30 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

St Bonaventure University
Saint Bonaventure, NY

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,080–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$26,004

Median Starting Salary

$58,847

#31

#31 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

SUNY College at Plattsburgh
Plattsburgh, NY

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,060–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$17,625

Median Starting Salary

$54,631

#32

#32 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Johnson University
Knoxville, TN

Acceptance Rate

63%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,010–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$21,012

Median Starting Salary

$55,890

#33

#33 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Widener University
Chester, PA

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,110–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$32,185

Median Starting Salary

$58,168

#34

#34 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Dean College
Franklin, MA

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

920–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$32,219

Median Starting Salary

$56,922

#35

#35 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Denver, CO

Acceptance Rate

98%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

910–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$14,805

Median Starting Salary

$52,782

#36

#36 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Bowling Green, OH

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,030–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$20,485

Median Starting Salary

$57,853

#37

#37 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Minnesota State University Moorhead
Moorhead, MN

Acceptance Rate

57%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

980–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$17,939

Median Starting Salary

$57,335

#38

#38 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Olivet College
Olivet, MI

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

920–1,130

Est. Net Price *

$21,394

Median Starting Salary

$56,221

#39

#39 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

West Texas A & M University
Canyon, TX

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

960–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$17,001

Median Starting Salary

$53,650

#40

#40 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Grand View University
Des Moines, IA

Acceptance Rate

98%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

930–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$20,236

Median Starting Salary

$55,801

#41

#41 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

930–1,160

Est. Net Price *

$15,864

Median Starting Salary

$53,968

#42

#42 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

Northern Vermont University
Johnson, VT

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

920–1,130

Est. Net Price *

$15,546

Median Starting Salary

$54,664

#43

#43 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

SUNY Morrisville
Morrisville, NY

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

880–1,070

Est. Net Price *

$16,070

Median Starting Salary

$54,395

#44

#44 Best College for Broadcast Journalism in the U.S.

George Fox University
Newberg, OR

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,060–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$28,840

Median Starting Salary

$55,997

*The estimated net prices above are College Raptor’s estimate. Please contact the college financial aid office for actual net cost figures.

About Broadcast Journalism

A program that focuses on the methods and techniques for reporting, producing, and delivering news and news programs via radio, television, and video/film media; and that prepares individuals to be professional broadcast journalists, editors, producers, directors, and managers. Includes instruction in the principles of broadcast technology; broadcast reporting; on- and off-camera and microphone procedures and techniques; program, sound, and video/film editing; program design and production; media law and policy; and professional standards and ethics.

For all the 747 degrees granted in Broadcast Journalism annually, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Of the 648 students graduating with degrees at the Bachelors degree level across the US, 54% percent identify as men and 46% percent identify as women. While students at schools all over the US study Broadcast Journalism, New York has the most graduates. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism is $37,000.

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Careers

For Broadcast Journalism majors, some of the most in demand jobs include Writers and Authors, Editors and News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists. Additionally, Broadcast Journalism graduates may find a top paying job, such as Communications Teachers, Postsecondary or Writers and Authors.

Top Paying Careers

These are the highest paying careers for Broadcast Journalism majors.

Most In-Demand Careers

These are the careers in highest demand for Broadcast Journalism majors.

  1. #2 Editors

Student Demographics

Total Students
648
Female Students
295 (45%)
Male Students
353 (54%)

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