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Communications Schools in Connecticut

There are 20 Connecticut schools offering communications programs. In 2010, 1,006 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut communications schools. 962 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 33 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

967 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in communications, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from communications programs. Of those, six students graduated with certificates in communications, 33 with a degree at the associate's level, 962 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and five with a degree at the master's level.

20 communications schools are in this state. Of these, while nine schools are private, 11 schools are public. Tuition at a public communications school varies from $7,861 to $10,416, while tuition at a private communications school varies from $18,950 to $39,040.

Average tuition for communications programs is $20,697. The highest tuition for communications programs, which is $39,040 per year, is at Fairfield University, while the lowest tuition in Connecticut, which is $7,861 per year, is at Southern Connecticut State University.

Connecticut schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for communications students.

Communications Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

967 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in communications, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from communications programs. Of those, six students graduated with certificates in communications, 33 with a degree at the associate's level, 962 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and five with a degree at the master's level.

Communications Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Associate 2006: 12
  • Associate 2007: 16
  • Associate 2008: 22
  • Associate 2009: 24
  • Associate 2010: 33
  • Bachelor 2006: 764
  • Bachelor 2007: 863
  • Bachelor 2008: 879
  • Bachelor 2009: 876
  • Bachelor 2010: 962
  • Master 2006: 42
  • Master 2007: 38
  • Master 2008: 24
  • Master 2009: 31
  • Master 2010: 5

Communications Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in this state offer a total of 28 communications programs. Of these programs, about 57.1% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Communications Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 6
  • Bachelor: 16
  • Master: 3

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38740
  • 25th Percentile: 49780
  • Median: 64940
  • 75th Percentile: 78610
  • 90th Percentile: 96550

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26990
  • 25th Percentile: 37730
  • Median: 51880
  • 75th Percentile: 80330
  • 90th Percentile: 151800

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27620
  • 25th Percentile: 35270
  • Median: 46820
  • 75th Percentile: 79350
  • 90th Percentile: 93340

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24400
  • 25th Percentile: 28100
  • Median: 37690
  • 75th Percentile: 51310
  • 90th Percentile: 69580

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18460
  • 25th Percentile: 21410
  • Median: 28350
  • 75th Percentile: 46770
  • 90th Percentile: 88000

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31260
  • 25th Percentile: 41720
  • Median: 55540
  • 75th Percentile: 71090
  • 90th Percentile: 88960

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18170
  • 25th Percentile: 19630
  • Median: 30100
  • 75th Percentile: 46580
  • 90th Percentile: 59790

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17980
  • 25th Percentile: 19190
  • Median: 26160
  • 75th Percentile: 34960
  • 90th Percentile: 47700

Editors — Salary by Percentile

Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33710
  • 25th Percentile: 42740
  • Median: 55030
  • 75th Percentile: 72060
  • 90th Percentile: 93650

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52960
  • Median Salary 2007: 48580
  • Median Salary 2008: 52410
  • Median Salary 2009: 49310
  • Median Salary 2010: 51880
  • Total Employed 2006: 1830
  • Total Employed 2007: 1610
  • Total Employed 2008: 1420
  • Total Employed 2009: 1250
  • Total Employed 2010: 1420

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55070
  • Median Salary 2007: 54760
  • Median Salary 2008: 61460
  • Median Salary 2009: 65030
  • Median Salary 2010: 64940
  • Total Employed 2006: 630
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 530
  • Total Employed 2010: 510

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40930
  • Median Salary 2007: 42270
  • Median Salary 2008: 43575
  • Median Salary 2009: 44450
  • Median Salary 2010: 46820
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24940
  • Median Salary 2007: 29580
  • Median Salary 2008: 31800
  • Median Salary 2009: 31390
  • Median Salary 2010: 28350
  • Total Employed 2006: 480
  • Total Employed 2007: 540
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 480
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52160
  • Median Salary 2007: 52190
  • Median Salary 2008: 52890
  • Median Salary 2009: 54040
  • Median Salary 2010: 55540
  • Total Employed 2006: 2700
  • Total Employed 2007: 2780
  • Total Employed 2008: 2720
  • Total Employed 2009: 2600
  • Total Employed 2010: 2220

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25610
  • Median Salary 2007: 26070
  • Median Salary 2008: 18790
  • Median Salary 2009: 22280
  • Median Salary 2010: 30100
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22700
  • Median Salary 2007: 23590
  • Median Salary 2008: 23930
  • Median Salary 2009: 23920
  • Median Salary 2010: 26160
  • Total Employed 2006: 690
  • Total Employed 2007: 780
  • Total Employed 2008: 640
  • Total Employed 2009: 650
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36600
  • Median Salary 2007: 39510
  • Median Salary 2008: 40640
  • Median Salary 2009: 39860
  • Median Salary 2010: 37690
  • Total Employed 2006: 700
  • Total Employed 2007: 550
  • Total Employed 2008: 620
  • Total Employed 2009: 580
  • Total Employed 2010: 600

Editors — Employment Trend

Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51300
  • Median Salary 2007: 57500
  • Median Salary 2008: 56160
  • Median Salary 2009: 60050
  • Median Salary 2010: 55030
  • Total Employed 2006: 1250
  • Total Employed 2007: 1300
  • Total Employed 2008: 1300
  • Total Employed 2009: 1110
  • Total Employed 2010: 990

Connecticut vs National Communications Employment

Connecticut vs National Communications Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 0.974% (6600)

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1. Manchester Community College

Great Path
Manchester, CT 6040
(860) 512-3000

Manchester Community College offers one program in communications and it is located in the suburbs of Manchester, Connecticut. 7,540 students pursue degrees in 62 Manchester Community College programs, overall. It is the third largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering communications in terms of programs.

2. Tunxis Community College

271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032-3187
(860) 255-3500

Tunxis Community College is located in the suburbs of Farmington, Connecticut and it offers one program in communications. 4,666 students seek degrees in 33 Tunxis Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering communications.

3. Lincoln College of New England - Southington

2279 Mount Vernon Road
Southington, CT 06489-1057
(860) 628-4751

Lincoln College of New England-Southington is in Southington, Connecticut, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in communications. This very small school ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

4. The Sanford-Brown College - Farmington

270 Farmington Ave- Suite 245
Farmington, CT 6032
(860) 470-0116

The Sanford-Brown College-Farmington is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Farmington, Connecticut. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as administrative assistant and secretarial science and business. Students are offered five certificates and 12 associates level degrees by it. 148 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at this school in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

5. Capital Community College

950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 6103
(860) 906-5000

Capital Community College offers two programs in communications. Of those, students are offered one communications certificate by it and one communications degree at the associate's level. This college, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Hartford, CT. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

6. Middlesex Community College

100 Training Hill Rd
Middletown, CT 06457-4829
(860) 343-5701

Middlesex Community College offers one program in communications and this college, which is 2.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Middletown, CT. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering communications programs.

7. Albertus Magnus College

700 Prospect St
New Haven, CT 06511-1189
(203) 773-8550

Albertus Magnus College offers one program in communications and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in New Haven, CT. This school is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering communications.

8. Mitchell College

437 Pequot Avenue
New London, CT 6320
(860) 701-5000

Mitchell College offers one program in communications and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in New London, CT. Overall, 992 students seek degrees in 28 programs at this school.

9. Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University offers two communications programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in communications by WCSU. Western, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Danbury, CT. WCSU is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks seventh in the state of Connecticut.

10. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford offers two programs in communications. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in communications by it and one communications degree at the master's level. The U of H, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in West Hartford, CT. The U of H is one of 4 research universities in Connecticut. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering communications in terms of programs.

11. Norwalk Community College

188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 6854
(203) 857-7060

Norwalk Community College is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one communications program. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. It is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in communications.

12. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut offers two programs in communications. Of those, it offers one bachelor's level communications degree to students and one communications degree at the master's level. Uconn is in Storrs, CT. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution. Uconn is the second oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in communications.

13. Eastern Connecticut State University

83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 6226
(860) 465-5000

Eastern Connecticut State University offers one program in communications and it is located in Willimantic, CT. This school is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. This liberal arts college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering communications programs.

14. The University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 6516
(203) 932-7000

The University of New Haven offers one program in communications and it is in the suburbs of West Haven, Connecticut. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering communications programs.

15. Naugatuck Valley Community College

750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708-3089
(203) 575-8040

Naugatuck Valley Community College is in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut. It offers two programs in communications. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in communications and one degree at the associate's level in communications. 7,195 students pursue degrees in 69 programs at this college, overall. This mid-sized college is the third oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in communications.

16. Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
(203) 371-7999

Sacred Heart University is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. This school offers two programs in communications. This school offers students two bachelor's level communications degrees. Overall, 6,249 students seek degrees in 53 Sacred Heart programs. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering communications.

17. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University offers two programs in communications. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level communications degree and one master's level communications degree. This medium-sized school is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering communications.

18. The University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
(203) 576-4000

The University of Bridgeport is near the center of the city and this school offers one program in communications. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering communications in terms of programs.

19. Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050
(860) 832-3200

Central Connecticut State University is located in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut and this school offers one communications program. This public school is a public 4-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering communications programs.

20. Quinnipiac University

Mt Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 6518
(203) 582-8200

Quinnipiac University, which is very close to Hamden, Connecticut, is in a rural setting. This school offers two communications programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level communications degrees by this school. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering communications programs.

21. Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1355
(203) 392-5200

Southern Connecticut State University offers one communications program and SCSU, which is near the center of the city, is in New Haven, CT. Overall, 11,964 students pursue degrees in 95 programs at Southern. This school ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

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