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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 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012
AD/PR 653 613 595
Film-Video 100 105 117
Journalism 600 634 648
Media Studies 159 146 153
Telecommunications 329 330 331
Comm (Pre-majors) 887 863 774
Total 2728 2691 2618

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
2010 67.9% 81%        
2009 65.6% 76.4% 84.1% 86.6%    
2008 67.4% 79.5% 85.1% 88.0% 87.2% 86.6%
2007 64.9% 79.4% 82.9% 87.4% 84.8% 88.0%
2006 66.1% 79.9% 84.2% 88.0% 86.1% 88.6%

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
2013 93.4% 95.1%        
2012 92.4% 93.1% 88.6% 90.6%    
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%
2009 92.6% 89.1% 88.8% 87.7% 86.4% 85.2%

Scholarships

College of Communications Scholarship Statistics
Year Scholarships Awarded Amount Awarded
2013-2014 481 $713,263
2012-2013 516 $657,920
2011-2012 461 $658,526

For-Credit Internships

College of Communications Internship Placement Statistics
  2014-15 2013-14 2012-13
Number of For-Credit Internships 549 588 648

 

Sources: Enrollment, Penn State EIS Official Enrollments; Graduation Rates, Penn State Enrollment Management; Scholarships, College of Communications Scholarship and Stewardship Coordinator; Internships, College of Communications Office of Internships and Career Services.

Page last updated: July 2, 2015