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Communications Schools in Kansas

There are 25 schools in the state of Kansas offering communications programs. 671 students graduated with degrees from Kansas communications schools in 2010. 575 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 67 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 537 students graduate from programs in Kansas in communications per year. This accounts for 1% of communications students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 21 students graduated with an associate's level communications degree, 575 with a bachelor's level degree, 67 with a master's level degree, and eight with a doctorate level degree.

25 communications schools are in this state. And out of these, while 11 schools are public, 14 schools are private. While tuition at a private communications school varies from $19,000 to $22,280, tuition at a public communications school varies from $3,942 to $8,733.

Average tuition for communications programs is $13,164. While the highest tuition for communications programs, which is $22,280 per year, is at Baker University, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $3,942 every year, is at Fort Hays State University.

Kansas schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing communications.

Communications Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 537 students graduate from programs in Kansas in communications per year. This accounts for 1% of communications students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 21 students graduated with an associate's level communications degree, 575 with a bachelor's level degree, 67 with a master's level degree, and eight with a doctorate level degree.

Communications Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 8
  • Associate 2007: 24
  • Associate 2008: 17
  • Associate 2009: 18
  • Associate 2010: 21
  • Bachelor 2006: 330
  • Bachelor 2007: 360
  • Bachelor 2008: 326
  • Bachelor 2009: 359
  • Bachelor 2010: 575
  • Master 2006: 35
  • Master 2007: 49
  • Master 2008: 61
  • Master 2009: 62
  • Master 2010: 67
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 8

Communications Program Availability in Kansas

Kansas schools offer a total of 47 communications programs. Of these programs, close to 72.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Communications Program Availability in Kansas

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 6
  • Bachelor: 34
  • Master: 5
  • Doctorate: 1

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18520
  • 25th Percentile: 27780
  • Median: 39310
  • 75th Percentile: 63850
  • 90th Percentile: 82370

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21180
  • 25th Percentile: 27790
  • Median: 40690
  • 75th Percentile: 56890
  • 90th Percentile: 70780

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 30665
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18700
  • 25th Percentile: 22110
  • Median: 28900
  • 75th Percentile: 44870
  • 90th Percentile: 71940

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15660
  • 25th Percentile: 16730
  • Median: 21890
  • 75th Percentile: 32100
  • 90th Percentile: 54810

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29740
  • 25th Percentile: 36990
  • Median: 46110
  • 75th Percentile: 59280
  • 90th Percentile: 73890

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17520
  • 25th Percentile: 20370
  • Median: 37790
  • 75th Percentile: 46930
  • 90th Percentile: 56250

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15500
  • 25th Percentile: 15780
  • Median: 18470
  • 75th Percentile: 24090
  • 90th Percentile: 33450

Editors — Salary by Percentile

Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24410
  • 25th Percentile: 29700
  • Median: 41620
  • 75th Percentile: 61750
  • 90th Percentile: 80250

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34820
  • Median Salary 2007: 34800
  • Median Salary 2008: 38890
  • Median Salary 2009: 39490
  • Median Salary 2010: 40690
  • Total Employed 2006: 1550
  • Total Employed 2007: 1580
  • Total Employed 2008: 1500
  • Total Employed 2009: 1540
  • Total Employed 2010: 1390

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41980
  • Median Salary 2007: 41260
  • Median Salary 2008: 38070
  • Median Salary 2009: 40120
  • Median Salary 2010: 39310
  • Total Employed 2006: 460
  • Total Employed 2007: 380
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 320
  • Total Employed 2010: 370

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28075
  • Median Salary 2007: 29120
  • Median Salary 2008: 30195
  • Median Salary 2009: 30515
  • Median Salary 2010: 30665
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • 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: 25360
  • Median Salary 2007: 24260
  • Median Salary 2008: 20580
  • Median Salary 2009: 19860
  • Median Salary 2010: 21890
  • Total Employed 2006: 510
  • Total Employed 2007: 600
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41830
  • Median Salary 2007: 42210
  • Median Salary 2008: 44420
  • Median Salary 2009: 44870
  • Median Salary 2010: 46110
  • Total Employed 2006: 2330
  • Total Employed 2007: 2500
  • Total Employed 2008: 2460
  • Total Employed 2009: 2310
  • Total Employed 2010: 2140

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26410
  • Median Salary 2007: 26350
  • Median Salary 2008: 28050
  • Median Salary 2009: 39490
  • Median Salary 2010: 37790
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23900
  • Median Salary 2007: 24080
  • Median Salary 2008: 22500
  • Median Salary 2009: 15870
  • Median Salary 2010: 18470
  • Total Employed 2006: 910
  • Total Employed 2007: 930
  • Total Employed 2008: 1050
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26130
  • Median Salary 2007: 22770
  • Median Salary 2008: 25170
  • Median Salary 2009: 27570
  • Median Salary 2010: 28900
  • Total Employed 2006: 650
  • Total Employed 2007: 570
  • Total Employed 2008: 530
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Editors — Employment Trend

Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34630
  • Median Salary 2007: 35170
  • Median Salary 2008: 34440
  • Median Salary 2009: 37520
  • Median Salary 2010: 41620
  • Total Employed 2006: 490
  • Total Employed 2007: 600
  • Total Employed 2008: 650
  • Total Employed 2009: 630
  • Total Employed 2010: 670

Kansas vs National Communications Employment

Kansas vs National Communications Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.916% (6210)

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1. Benedictine College

1020 N 2nd St
Atchison, KS 66002-1499
(913) 367-5340

Benedictine College is located in Atchison, KS and it offers one communications program. Overall, 1,909 students pursue degrees in 42 Benedictine programs. In terms of programs, it is the ninth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering communications.

2. The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 624-1951

Founded in 1967, the Seward County Community College and Area Technical School is a public 2-year institution. This school, which is very close to Liberal, Kansas, is located in a rural setting. This public school offers students 19 certificates and 64 associates level degrees. 1,870 students pursued degrees from the 66 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as business and psychology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This school is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

3. Bethel College - North Newton

300 E 27th St
North Newton, KS 67117-8061
(316) 283-2500

Bethel College-North Newton offers one program in communications. Overall, 476 students pursue degrees in 26 Bethel College-North Newton programs.

4. Ottawa University - Ottawa

1001 South Cedar
Ottawa, KS 66067-3399
(785) 242-5200

Ottawa University-Ottawa offers one communications program. Overall, 562 students seek degrees in 16 OU programs. OU is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in communications.

5. The University of Saint Mary

4100 S 4th St Trafficway
Leavenworth, KS 66048-5082
(913) 682-5151

Founded in 1923, the University of Saint Mary is a 4-year institution. It is in Leavenworth, KS. It offers subjects such as business administration and special education. It offers one certificate, one associates level degree, 27 degrees at the bachelors level, and nine masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 989 students pursued degrees from the 33 programs at this school. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

6. Baker University

618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065
(800) 873-4282

Baker University is in Baldwin City, KS. This school offers two programs in communications. This school offers two communications degrees at the bachelor's level to students. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Kansas offering communications.

7. Hutchinson Community College

1300 N Plum St
Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 665-3500

Hutchinson Community College offers two communications programs. It offers two associate's level communications degrees to students. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering communications in terms of programs.

8. Sterling College

125 W. Cooper
Sterling, KS 67579
(620) 278-2173

Sterling College offers one program in communications. It is a 4-year institution.

9. Garden City Community College

801 Campus Dr
Garden City, KS 67846-6333
(620) 276-7611

Garden City Community College offers one program in communications. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering communications in terms of programs.

10. Ottawa University - Kansas City

4370 W. 109th Street Suite 200
Overland Park, KS 66211
(913) 451-1431

Ottawa University-Kansas City, which is 4.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Overland Park, KS. OU offers two programs in communications. This school offers students two communications degrees at the bachelor's level. OU is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering communications.

11. Fort Hays State University

600 Park St
Hays, KS 67601-4099
(785) 628-4000

Fort Hays State University offers three communications programs. Specifically, FHSU offers two bachelor's level communications degrees to students and one communications degree at the master's level. This school is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas.

12. Bethany College

335 E Swensson St
Lindsborg, KS 67456-1897
(785) 227-3311x8361

Bethany College is in Lindsborg, KS and it offers one program in communications. Overall, 610 students pursue degrees in 51 Bethany programs.

13. Independence Community College

1057 West College Avenue
Independence, KS 67301-0708
(620) 331-4100

Founded in 1925, Independence Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in town of Independence, Kansas. It offers subjects such as elementary education, administrative assistant and secretarial science, and education. Students are offered 11 certificates and 23 associates level degrees by it. In 2010, 1,164 students pursued degrees from the 32 programs at this college. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

14. Emporia State University

1200 Commercial
Emporia, KS 66801-5087
(620) 341-1200

Emporia State University offers one communications program. Overall, 6,262 students pursue degrees in 69 programs at ESU.

15. Kansas Wesleyan University

100 E. Claflin Ave.
Salina, KS 67401-6196
(800) 874-1154x1285

Kansas Wesleyan University offers two communications programs. This school offers two bachelor's level communications degrees to students. It is in Salina, KS. KWU is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, KWU is the fifth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering communications.

16. McPherson College

1600 E Euclid
McPherson, KS 67460-1402
(620) 242-0400

McPherson College offers one communications program. Overall, 707 students seek degrees in 17 programs at this school.

17. Labette Community College

200 S 14th
Parsons, KS 67357-4201
(620) 421-6700

Labette Community College is located in Parsons, KS. This college offers two programs in communications. It offers two associate's level communications degrees to students. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering communications.

18. MidAmerica Nazarene University

2030 E College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899
(913) 782-3750

MidAmerica Nazarene University is located in the suburbs of Olathe, Kansas. It offers two communications programs. It offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in communications. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering communications in terms of programs.

19. Southwestern College

100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156-6224
(620) 229-6000

Southwestern College is in town of Winfield, Kansas. It offers six programs in communications. More specifically, it offers students one communications certificate and five bachelor's level degrees in communications. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering communications.

20. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Lawrence, KS. It offers three programs in communications. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in communications by this university, one degree at the master's level in communications, and one communications degree at the doctorate level. Overall, 28,697 students seek degrees in 241 University of Kansas programs. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering communications in terms of programs.

21. Butler Community College

901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042-3280
(316) 321-2222

Butler Community College, which is very close to El Dorado, Kansas, is located in a rural setting and it offers one communications program. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in communications.

22. Pittsburg State University

1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000

Pittsburg State University offers two communications programs. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in communications by it and one master's level degree in communications. It is a public 4-year institution.

23. Friends University

2100 W. University Ave.
Wichita, KS 67213
(316) 295-5000

Friends University, which is near the center of the city, is in Wichita, KS and this school offers one communications program. Friends is a 4-year institution.

24. Newman University

3100 McCormick Ave
Wichita, KS 67213-2097
(316) 942-4291

Newman University, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Wichita, KS and it offers one program in communications.

25. Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Founded in 1965, Barton County Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Great Bend, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is the 12th largest institution in the state of Kansas. It offers 20 certificates and 79 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 4,495 students pursued degrees from the 88 programs at this college. It offers subjects including business and forestry. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

26. Dodge City Community College

2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
(620) 225-1321

Founded in 1935, Dodge City Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in town of Dodge City, Kansas. Students are offered 19 certificates and 56 degrees at the associates level by it. In 2010, 1,807 students sought degrees from the 58 programs at this public college. This college offers subjects including advanced nursing and allied health. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

27. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Washburn University, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Topeka, KS. It offers two programs in communications. Students are offered two bachelor's level communications degrees by this medium-sized school. This school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering communications programs.

28. Tabor College

400 S Jefferson
Hillsboro, KS 67063-1799
(620) 947-3121x1056

Tabor College is located in Hillsboro, KS. This school offers three communications programs. Tabor offers three bachelor's level communications degrees to students. Overall, 669 students pursue degrees in 53 programs at this school.

29. Kansas State University

Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-6250

Kansas State University is located in town of Manhattan, Kansas. This university offers two communications programs. Specifically, students are offered one communications degree at the bachelor's level by it and one master's level degree in communications. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering communications programs.

30. Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Wichita State University is near the center of the city. Wichita State offers two communications programs. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in communications by WSU and one degree at the master's level in communications. This university is one of 4 research universities in Kansas.

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