Communications Schools In Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, there are 90 accredited schools where communications classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of communications and communications training in Pennsylvania, which includes communications training at the following levels:

  • Communications Certificate
  • Associates degree in Communications
  • Bachelors degree in Communications
  • Masters degree in Communications
  • PhD degree in Communications


Schools

  1. Albright College

    1621 N. 13th St., Reading, Pennsylvania 19612-5234

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  2. Allegheny College

    520 N Main St, Meadville, Pennsylvania 16335-3902

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  3. DeSales University

    2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, Pennsylvania 18034-9568

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  4. Alvernia University

    400 Saint Bernardine St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19607-1799

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  5. Community College of Beaver County

    1 Campus Drive, Monaca, Pennsylvania 15061-2588

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  6. Arcadia University

    450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-3295

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  7. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

    400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815

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  8. Bucks County Community College

    275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940-4106

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  9. Butler County Community College

    College Drive Oak Hills, Butler, Pennsylvania 16003-1203

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  10. Cabrini College

    610 King of Prussia Rd, Radnor, Pennsylvania 19087-3698

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  11. California University of Pennsylvania

    250 University Ave, California, Pennsylvania 15419-1394

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  12. Carlow University

    3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3165

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  13. Cedar Crest College

    100 College Drive, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-6196

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  14. Central Penn College

    College Hill & Valley Rds, Summerdale, Pennsylvania 17093-0309

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  15. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  16. Chestnut Hill College

    9601 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118-2693

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  17. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

    1837 University Circle, Cheyney, Pennsylvania 19319-0200

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  18. Clarion University of Pennsylvania

    840 Wood St, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214

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  19. Delaware County Community College

    901 S Media Line Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-1094

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  20. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

    200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301-2999

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  23. Eastern University

    1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, Pennsylvania 19087-3696

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  24. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

    219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, Pennsylvania 16444-0001

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  25. Elizabethtown College

    One Alpha Dr, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania 17022-2298

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  26. Geneva College

    3200 College Ave, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania 15010-3599

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  27. Grove City College

    100 Campus Dr, Grove City, Pennsylvania 16127-2104

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  28. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  29. Holy Family University

    9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2009

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  30. Immaculata University

    1145 King Rd, Immaculata, Pennsylvania 19345-0702

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  31. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  32. Juniata College

    1700 Moore St, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 16652-2196

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  33. Keystone College

    One College Green, La Plume, Pennsylvania 18440-0200

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  34. King's College in Wilkes Barre

    133 N River St, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania 18711-0801

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  35. La Roche College

    9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237-5898

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  36. La Salle University

    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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  37. Lackawanna College

    501 Vine St, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-3206

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  38. Lehigh Carbon Community College

    4525 Education Park Dr, Schnecksville, Pennsylvania 18078-2598

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  39. Lehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  40. Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

    1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania 19352-0999

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  41. Lycoming College

    700 College Place, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5192

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  42. Manor College

    700 Fox Chase Rd, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania 19046-3399

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  43. Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

    Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933

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  44. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  45. Mercyhurst College

    501 E 38th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16546

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  46. Messiah College

    One College Ave, Grantham, Pennsylvania 17027

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  47. Millersville University of Pennsylvania

    1 South George Street, Lyle Hall, Millersville, Pennsylvania 17551-0302

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  48. Misericordia University

    301 Lake St, Dallas, Pennsylvania 18612-1098

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  49. Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus

    340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422-0796

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  50. Muhlenberg College

    2400 Chew Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104

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  51. Neumann University

    One Neumann Drive, Aston, Pennsylvania 19014-1298

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  52. Northampton County Area Community College

    3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599

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  53. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College

    5091 Station Rd, Erie, Pennsylvania 16563-0002

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  54. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington

    3550 7th Street Road Rte 780, Upper Burrell, Pennsylvania 15068-1765

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  55. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona

    3000 Ivyside Pk, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601-3777

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  56. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver

    100 University Dr, Monaca, Pennsylvania 15061-2764

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  57. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks

    Tulpehocken Rd, Reading, Pennsylvania 19610-1016

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  58. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg

    777 W Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057-4846

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  59. Pennsylvania State University-Brandywine

    25 Yearsley Mill Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-5522

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  60. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  61. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny

    4000 University Dr, McKeesport, Pennsylvania 15131-7644

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  62. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington

    1600 Woodland Rd, Abington, Pennsylvania 19001-3918

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  63. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York

    1031 Edgecomb Ave, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3326

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  64. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

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  65. Philadelphia University

    School House Lane and Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144-5497

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  66. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  67. Point Park University

    201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1984

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  68. Reading Area Community College

    10 S Second St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19603-1706

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  69. Robert Morris University

    6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, Pennsylvania 15108-1189

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  70. Rosemont College

    1400 Montgomery Ave, Rosemont, Pennsylvania 19010-1699

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  71. Saint Francis University

    117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto, Pennsylvania 15940

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  72. Saint Joseph's University

    5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395

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  73. Saint Vincent College

    300 Fraser Purchase Rd, Latrobe, Pennsylvania 15650-2690

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  74. University of Scranton

    800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4629

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  75. Seton Hill University

    1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

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  76. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

    1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257-2299

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  77. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

    1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 16057-1383

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  78. Susquehanna University

    514 University Ave, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 17870-1025

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  79. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

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  80. Thiel College

    75 College Ave, Greenville, Pennsylvania 16125-2181

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  81. Ursinus College

    601 E. Main St, Collegeville, Pennsylvania 19426-1000

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  82. Villanova University

    800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085-1699

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  83. Waynesburg University

    51 W College St, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania 15370-1257

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  84. Westminster College in New Wilmington

    319 South Market Street, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania 16172

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  85. Widener University-Main Campus

    One University Place, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013-5792

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  86. Wilkes University

    84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18766

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  87. Wilson College

    1015 Philadelphia Ave, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201-1285

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  88. York College Pennsylvania

    441 Country Club Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3651

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  89. Pennsylvania College of Technology

    One College Ave, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5799

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  90. Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

    101 Community College Way, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

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Cities

  1. Communications Schools in Philadelphia, PA8 Schools
  2. Communications Schools in Pittsburgh, PA6 Schools
  3. Communications Schools in Reading, PA4 Schools
  4. Communications Schools in Scranton, PA3 Schools
  5. Communications Schools in York, PA2 Schools
  6. Communications Schools in Williamsport, PA2 Schools
  7. Communications Schools in Monaca, PA2 Schools
  8. Communications Schools in Bethlehem, PA2 Schools
  9. Communications Schools in Media, PA2 Schools
  10. Communications Schools in Erie, PA2 Schools
  11. Communications Schools in Allentown, PA2 Schools
  12. Communications Schools in Slippery Rock, PA1 Schools
  13. Communications Schools in Shippensburg, PA1 Schools
  14. Communications Schools in Abington, PA1 Schools
  15. Communications Schools in Greenville, PA1 Schools
  16. Communications Schools in Chester, PA1 Schools
  17. Communications Schools in Grove City, PA1 Schools
  18. Communications Schools in Millersville, PA1 Schools
  19. Communications Schools in Aston, PA1 Schools
  20. Communications Schools in New Wilmington, PA1 Schools
  21. Communications Schools in Beaver Falls, PA1 Schools
  22. Communications Schools in Clarion, PA1 Schools
  23. Communications Schools in Bloomsburg, PA1 Schools
  24. Communications Schools in Glenside, PA1 Schools
  25. Communications Schools in Meadville, PA1 Schools
  26. Communications Schools in Selinsgrove, PA1 Schools
  27. Communications Schools in Jenkintown, PA1 Schools
  28. Communications Schools in McKeesport, PA1 Schools
  29. Communications Schools in Edinboro, PA1 Schools
  30. Communications Schools in Center Valley, PA1 Schools
  31. Communications Schools in Cheyney, PA1 Schools
  32. Communications Schools in Waynesburg, PA1 Schools
  33. Communications Schools in Altoona, PA1 Schools
  34. Communications Schools in Schnecksville, PA1 Schools
  35. Communications Schools in Blue Bell, PA1 Schools
  36. Communications Schools in California, PA1 Schools
  37. Communications Schools in Huntingdon, PA1 Schools
  38. Communications Schools in Collegeville, PA1 Schools
  39. Communications Schools in Greensburg, PA1 Schools
  40. Communications Schools in Mansfield, PA1 Schools
  41. Communications Schools in East Stroudsburg, PA1 Schools
  42. Communications Schools in Latrobe, PA1 Schools
  43. Communications Schools in Elizabethtown, PA1 Schools
  44. Communications Schools in La Plume, PA1 Schools
  45. Communications Schools in Indiana, PA1 Schools
  46. Communications Schools in Middletown, PA1 Schools
  47. Communications Schools in Johnstown, PA1 Schools
  48. Communications Schools in Summerdale, PA1 Schools
  49. Communications Schools in Dallas, PA1 Schools
  50. Communications Schools in Loretto, PA1 Schools
  51. Communications Schools in Harrisburg, PA1 Schools
  52. Communications Schools in Wilkes-Barre, PA1 Schools
  53. Communications Schools in Butler, PA1 Schools
  54. Communications Schools in Chambersburg, PA1 Schools
  55. Communications Schools in Newtown, PA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Communications Employment

Pennsylvania 17,030
National 439,660

Of all of the communications professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In Pennsylvania

18,860 14,150 20,850 20,110 17,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, the field of communications is shrinking. There were 1,830 less communications professionals working in Pennsylvania in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Pennsylvania, this field has shrunk by 10% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for communications professionals which shows a 8% decrease in the number of communications professionals working around the nation.

Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Pennsylvania

$40,269 $41,169 $42,927 $42,817 $43,370
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of communications professionals is declining, the salaries paid to communications professionals are increasing in Pennsylvania. In 2006 communications professionals made a mean salary of $40,269 per year, and in 2010 they made $43,370 per year.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$21,810
25th percentile
$27,857
50th percentile
$37,040
75th percentile
$52,505
90th percentile
$70,340

This represents a 7% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 223% pay differential between the highest paid communications professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of communications in Pennsylvania.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Advertising
$72,632
Business
$95,495
Communications
$43,370
Creative Writing
$53,590
Fashion Marketing
$77,120
Marketing
$90,292
Public Relations
$92,240
Visual Communications
$42,310

Communications professionals in Pennsylvania earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Communications programs available for each degree type for all schools in Pennsylvania

associate
25
bachelor
99
master
13
doctor
4
Certificate
6
Total147

The number of students graduating from the 90 accredited communications schools in Pennsylvania is decreasing. In 2006 there were 2,966 communications graduates from communications courses in Pennsylvania and in 2010 there were 2,861 graduates.

Thus there was a 4% percent decrease in the number of communications school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned a bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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