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Mass Communications Programs
Accreditation/Enrollment/Graduation/Job Placement Data

Progress-to-Degree Indicators 1

Enrollments, Fall 2008 to Fall 2013
  Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013
Mass Communications (UG) 248 258 281 254 263 253
Public Relations (GR) 38 52 50 54 43 38

One-Year Retention Rates, Fall 2008 to Fall 2012
Mass Communications Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012
  n % n % n % n % n %
Not Retained Next Fall 20 8.1 20 7.8 35 12.5 17 6.7 20 7.6
Retained Next Fall 125 50.4 139 53.9 145 51.6 146 57.5 149 56.7
Graduated before Next Fall 103 41.5 99 38.4 101 35.9 91 35.8 94 35.7
Total Retained / Graduated 228 91.9 238 92.3 246 87.5 237 93.3 243 92.4
Public Relations Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012
  n % n % n % n % n %
Not Retained Next Fall 6 15.8 9 17.3 8 16.0 10 18.5 11 25.6
Retained Next Fall 20 52.6 29 55.8 30 60.0 24 44.4 18 41.9
Graduated before Next Fall 12 31.6 14 26.9 12 24.0 20 37.0 14 32.6
Total Retained / Graduated 32 83.2 43 82.7 42 84.0 44 81.5 44 74.4

Three- and Five-Year Graduation Rates, Fall 2007 to Fall 2010
Mass Communications Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010
Graduated in 3 Years 94.6% 88.7% 87.2% 83.6%
Graduated in 5 Years 96.0% 89.5% -- --
Note: Fall 2009 5-year graduation rate not complete until September 2014.

Public Relations Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010
Graduated in 3 Years 67.6% 76.3% 80.8% 78.0%
Graduated in 4 Years 76.5% 81.6% 82.7% --
Note: Fall 2010 4-year graduation rate not complete until September 2014.

Undergraduate Job Placement Rates, 2011-12 and 2012-13
Mass Communications 2011-12 2012-13 Two Year Total
Employed or in Grad School 93% 89% 91%
       
Seeking / Sought Full-time Employment (N) 23 25 48
               Found Full-time Employment (%) 73.9% 72.0% 72.9%
       
Salary for Full-time Employed (Median) $33,500 $33,000 $33,167
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1 Includes students declared in the Mass Communications or Public Relations programs on the fall census reporting date. Note that undergraduates do not declare programs until their sophomore years or later; so three- and five year graduation rates are reported as approximations of institutional 4-year and 6-year graduation rates.