Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

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#1

#1 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

431

SAT Score

1,480–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$22,095

Median Starting Salary

$50,315

#2

#2 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

The New School
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

57%

Annual Degrees Awarded

112

SAT Score

1,170–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$55,480

Median Starting Salary

$52,381

#3

#3 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Savannah College of Art and Design
Savannah, GA

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

91

SAT Score

1,060–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$45,976

Median Starting Salary

$56,517

#4

#4 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

New York University
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

149

SAT Score

1,470–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$29,499

Median Starting Salary

$50,787

#5

#5 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Elon University
Elon, NC

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,190–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$41,527

Median Starting Salary

$62,905

#6

#6 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Agnes Scott College
Decatur, GA

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,160–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$24,305

Median Starting Salary

$54,238

#7

#7 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Fordham University
Bronx, NY

Acceptance Rate

54%

Annual Degrees Awarded

76

SAT Score

1,340–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$43,943

Median Starting Salary

$58,226

#8

#8 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA

Acceptance Rate

48%

Annual Degrees Awarded

94

SAT Score

1,230–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$10,603

Median Starting Salary

$48,978

#9

#9 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Boston, MA

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

990–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$23,737

Median Starting Salary

$59,778

#10

#10 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

34

SAT Score

1,540–1,590

Est. Net Price *

$20,232

Median Starting Salary

$46,954

#11

#11 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

56

SAT Score

1,450–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$36,808

Median Starting Salary

$48,482

#12

#12 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

66

SAT Score

1,180–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,803

Median Starting Salary

$55,839

#13

#13 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

50

SAT Score

1,420–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$35,566

Median Starting Salary

$53,177

#14

#14 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

36

SAT Score

1,490–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$18,279

Median Starting Salary

$47,357

#15

#15 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Baltimore, MD

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

25

SAT Score

970–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$43,545

Median Starting Salary

$58,798

#16

#16 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA

Acceptance Rate

99%

Annual Degrees Awarded

109

SAT Score

1,060–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$29,913

Median Starting Salary

$51,808

#17

#17 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Boston University
Boston, MA

Acceptance Rate

14%

Annual Degrees Awarded

47

SAT Score

1,370–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$27,829

Median Starting Salary

$54,855

#18

#18 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

53

SAT Score

1,330–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$19,257

Median Starting Salary

$46,102

#19

#19 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI

Acceptance Rate

17%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,340–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$39,800

Median Starting Salary

$58,266

#20

#20 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, MD

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

32

SAT Score

1,190–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$33,312

Median Starting Salary

$63,816

#21

#21 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Acceptance Rate

5%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$36,991

Median Starting Salary

$47,852

#22

#22 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$22,058

Median Starting Salary

$44,735

#23

#23 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Duke University
Durham, NC

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$23,694

Median Starting Salary

$50,441

#24

#24 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN

Acceptance Rate

13%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,450–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$28,474

Median Starting Salary

$58,024

#25

#25 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Quinnipiac University
Hamden, CT

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

34

SAT Score

1,130–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$39,051

Median Starting Salary

$62,217

#26

#26 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

48

SAT Score

1,290–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$39,600

Median Starting Salary

$53,531

#27

#27 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Yeshiva University
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

63%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

1,250–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$35,912

Median Starting Salary

$53,864

#28

#28 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Acceptance Rate

17%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,370–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$10,614

Median Starting Salary

$52,332

#29

#29 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

Acceptance Rate

25%

Annual Degrees Awarded

32

SAT Score

1,220–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$14,003

Median Starting Salary

$50,722

#30

#30 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

25

SAT Score

1,240–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$23,985

Median Starting Salary

$54,173

#31

#31 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

38

SAT Score

1,230–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$37,511

Median Starting Salary

$54,324

#32

#32 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

Acceptance Rate

19%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,340–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$36,467

Median Starting Salary

$51,463

#33

#33 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Atlanta, GA

Acceptance Rate

17%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,380–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$17,402

Median Starting Salary

$50,109

#34

#34 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Ithaca College
Ithaca, NY

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,230–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$35,858

Median Starting Salary

$62,554

#35

#35 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Raleigh, NC

Acceptance Rate

47%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,300–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$14,852

Median Starting Salary

$52,814

#36

#36 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,280–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$17,535

Median Starting Salary

$50,320

#37

#37 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Universidad del Sagrado Corazon
Santurce, PR

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

22

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$13,526

Median Starting Salary

$50,412

#38

#38 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Emerson College
Boston, MA

Acceptance Rate

43%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,290–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$51,432

Median Starting Salary

$60,003

#39

#39 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Indiana University-Bloomington
Bloomington, IN

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,220–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$16,234

Median Starting Salary

$56,712

#40

#40 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Clark University
Worcester, MA

Acceptance Rate

50%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,260–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$32,053

Median Starting Salary

$58,945

#41

#41 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

1,030–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$23,935

Median Starting Salary

$56,576

#42

#42 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Lynn University
Boca Raton, FL

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,060–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$38,728

Median Starting Salary

$53,267

#43

#43 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

University of California-Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA

Acceptance Rate

26%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,260–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$16,874

Median Starting Salary

$48,479

#44

#44 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Arizona State University Digital Immersion
Scottsdale, AZ

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

229

SAT Score

860–1,020

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$52,905

#45

#45 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA

Acceptance Rate

25%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$55,225

Median Starting Salary

$57,580

#46

#46 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Bellarmine University
Louisville, KY

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,090–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$22,813

Median Starting Salary

$56,742

#47

#47 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

University of Oregon
Eugene, OR

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,160–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,077

Median Starting Salary

$52,917

#48

#48 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,200–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$18,524

Median Starting Salary

$50,916

#49

#49 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

University of California-Davis
Davis, CA

Acceptance Rate

37%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,180–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$17,385

Median Starting Salary

$48,994

#50

#50 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Pace University
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

1,140–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$33,363

Median Starting Salary

$54,792

#51

#51 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,090–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$18,950

Median Starting Salary

$54,706

#52

#52 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Ball State University
Muncie, IN

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

34

SAT Score

1,100–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$12,615

Median Starting Salary

$57,646

#53

#53 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, IN

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,180–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,755

Median Starting Salary

$55,856

#54

#54 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

CUNY Graduate School and University Center
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

24%

Annual Degrees Awarded

84

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$50,792

#55

#55 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,150–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$28,110

Median Starting Salary

$51,896

#56

#56 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Sacred Heart University
Fairfield, CT

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

860–1,040

Est. Net Price *

$45,280

Median Starting Salary

$64,181

#57

#57 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Arkansas State University
Jonesboro, AR

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$12,011

Median Starting Salary

$51,421

#58

#58 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

University of North Texas
Denton, TX

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,010–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$15,283

Median Starting Salary

$52,169

#59

#59 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Georgian Court University
Lakewood, NJ

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,050–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$18,187

Median Starting Salary

$55,896

#60

#60 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Ohio University-Main Campus
Athens, OH

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,110–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$20,207

Median Starting Salary

$54,953

#61

#61 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Northeastern University Professional Programs
Boston, MA

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

89

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$59,262

#62

#62 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Arizona State University Campus Immersion
Tempe, AZ

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,090–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$14,808

Median Starting Salary

$49,428

#63

#63 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Alfred University
Alfred, NY

Acceptance Rate

51%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,100–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$26,183

Median Starting Salary

$54,910

#64

#64 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Webster University
Saint Louis, MO

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,020–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$23,069

Median Starting Salary

$52,380

#65

#65 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,030–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$9,711

Median Starting Salary

$50,417

#66

#66 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Gannon University
Erie, PA

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,000–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$22,200

Median Starting Salary

$57,296

#67

#67 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Long Island University
Brookville, NY

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,110–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$25,802

Median Starting Salary

$50,682

#68

#68 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Point Park University
Pittsburgh, PA

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,030–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$24,702

Median Starting Salary

$55,109

#69

#69 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,060–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$11,462

Median Starting Salary

$53,401

#70

#70 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,000–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$15,605

Median Starting Salary

$55,772

#71

#71 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

970–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$13,632

Median Starting Salary

$53,278

#72

#72 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Hawaii Pacific University
Honolulu, HI

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,060–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$30,501

Median Starting Salary

$53,112

#73

#73 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, AR

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

940–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$12,016

Median Starting Salary

$52,569

#74

#74 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

California State University-East Bay
Hayward, CA

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

830–1,050

Est. Net Price *

$11,464

Median Starting Salary

$51,059

#75

#75 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Westcliff University
Irvine, CA

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

34

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$23,926

Median Starting Salary

$54,395

#76

#76 Best College for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia in the U.S.

Academy of Art University
San Francisco, CA

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$35,616

Median Starting Salary

$54,395

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

About Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

A program that focuses on the development, use, critical evaluation, and regulation of new electronic communication technologies using computer applications; and that prepares individuals to function as developers and managers of digital communications media. Includes instruction in computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; the study of human interaction with, and use of, digital media; and emerging trends and issues.

While Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia offers degrees up to the Post masters certificate, the majority of students study towards a Bachelors degree. Students study Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia all around the US, though the major at the Masters degree level sees the most graduates in New York. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia is $38,000.

Popularity of Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia Degrees in the U.S.
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Careers

Some top careers related to Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia, include Media and Communication Workers, All Other, which have lots of job openings. Yet there are higher paying positions, such as Communications Teachers, Postsecondary. The most in-demand position for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia majors is Communications Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers

These are the highest paying careers for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia majors.

Most In-Demand Careers

These are the careers in highest demand for Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia majors.

Student Demographics

Total Students
2,574
Female Students
1,838 (71%)
Male Students
736 (28%)

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