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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 2012 Fall 2011 Fall 2010
AD/PR 595 620 615
Film-Video 117 129 132
Journalism 648 661 705
Media Studies 153 179 210
Telecommunications 331 274 271
Comm (Pre-majors) 774 809 787
Total 2618 2672 2720

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
2004 63.1% 79.7% 83.5% 87.5% 85.5% 88.2%
2005 64.1% 78.1% 84.7% 88.8% 87.2% 89.9%
2006 66.1% 79.9% 84.2% 88.0% 86.1% 88.6%
2007 64.9% 79.4% 82.9% 87.4%    
2008 67.4% 79.5%        

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
2007 92.5% 93.5% 88.2% 91.1% 84.9% 89.5%
2008 93.4% 93.3% 89.9% 88.9% 87.7% 87.7%
2009 92.5% 89.1% 88.7% 87.7% 86.3% 85.2%
2010 92.5% 93.2% 88.8% 91%    
2011 91.5% 92.7%        

Scholarships

College of Communications Scholarship Statistics
Year Scholarships Awarded Amount Awarded
2012-2013 538 $710,471
2011-2012 431 $636,453
2010-2011 478 $634,729

For-credit Internships

College of Communications Internship Placement Statistics
  2012-2013 2011-2012 2010-2011
Number of Internships for Credit 648 651 593

 

Page last updated: July 15, 2013