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Three years of data for the College of Communications regarding enrollment, graduation rates, student retention rates, scholarships and for-credit internships.

Enrollment

College of Communications Enrollment Statistics
Major Fall 2015 Fall 2014 Fall 2013
AD/PR 732 703 635
Film-Video 96 97 105
Journalism 546 586 640
Media Studies 151 155 149
Telecommunications 346 323 333
Comm (Pre-majors) 899 934 925
Total 2,770 2,798 2,787

*Includes World Campus

Graduation Rates

College of Communications Graduation Rates
Compared to Overall Penn State Rates
  Four Year Five Year Six Year
Entering Class PSU COC PSU COC PSU COC
2011 66.5% 82.4%        
2010 67.9% 81.0% 84.1% 88.1%    
2009 65.6% 76.4% 84.1% 86.6% 86.0% 87.0%
2008 67.4% 79.5% 85.1% 88.0% 87.2% 88.3%
2007 64.9% 79.4% 82.9% 87.4% 84.8% 88.0%

Student Retention Rates

College of Communications Retention Rates
Compared to Overall Penn State Rates
  First Year Second Year Third Year
Entering Class PSU COC PSU COC PSU COC
2014 93.5% 91.1%        
2013 93.4% 95.1% 89.8% 90.9%    
2012 92.4% 93.1% 88.6% 90.6% 86.4% 88.4%
2011 91.6% 92.7% 88.1% 90.0% 85.5% 84.7%
2010 92.6% 93.2% 88.9% 91.0% 86.5% 87.4%

 

Page last updated: July 8, 2016