Communications Schools In Wisconsin

There are 36 accredited communications schools in Wisconsin for faculty who teach communications classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the communications academic community in Wisconsin, and the future trends in 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. Alverno College

    3400 S 43rd St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53234-3922

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  2. Cardinal Stritch University

    6801 N Yates Rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53217-3985

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  3. Carroll University

    100 N East Ave, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186

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  4. Carthage College

    2001 Alford Park Dr, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140-1994

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  5. Concordia University-Wisconsin

    12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, Wisconsin 53097-2402

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  6. Edgewood College

    1000 Edgewood College Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53711-1997

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Fox Valley Technical College

    1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, Wisconsin 54912-2277

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  8. Marian University in Fond Du Lac

    45 S National Ave, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin 54935-4699

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  9. Marquette University

    615 N 11th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

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  11. Milwaukee School of Engineering

    1025 N Broadway, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202-3109

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  12. Moraine Park Technical College

    235 N National Avenue, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54936-1940

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  13. Mount Mary College

    2900 N. Menomonee River Pky, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53222-4597

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  14. Northcentral Technical College

    1000 Campus Dr, Wausau, Wisconsin 54401-1899

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  15. Ripon College

    300 Seward St, Ripon, Wisconsin 54971-0248

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  16. Saint Norbert College

    100 Grant St, De Pere, Wisconsin 54115-2099

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  17. Waukesha County Technical College

    800 Main Street, Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072-4601

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  18. Western Technical College in La Crosse

    400 Seventh St. North, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54602-0908

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  19. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

    800 W Main St, Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190-1790

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  20. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

    105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54702-4004

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  21. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

    2420 Nicolet Dr, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311-7001

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  22. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

    1725 State St, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-9959

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  23. Wisconsin Lutheran College

    8800 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226-4699

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  24. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

    800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901

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  25. University of Wisconsin-Parkside

    900 Wood Rd, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53141-2000

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  26. University of Wisconsin-Superior

    Belknap & Catlin, Superior, Wisconsin 54880-4500

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  27. University of Wisconsin-Madison

    500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1380

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  28. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-0413

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  29. University of Wisconsin-Platteville

    1 University Plz, Platteville, Wisconsin 53818-3001

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  30. University of Wisconsin-River Falls

    410 S 3rd St, River Falls, Wisconsin 54022-5001

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  31. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

    2100 Main St, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481

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  32. Madison Media Institute

    2702 Agriculture Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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  33. Ottawa University-Milwaukee

    245 South Executive Drive, Suite 110, Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005

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  34. University of Phoenix-Milwaukee Campus

    20075 Watertower Blvd, Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045-3573

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  35. University of Phoenix-Madison Campus

    2310 Crossroads Dr Ste 3000, Madison, Wisconsin 53718-2416

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  36. Globe University_??_??_Green Bay

    2620 Development Drive, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Communications Employment

Wisconsin 8,630
National 439,660

Of all of the communications professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In Wisconsin

9,830 9,960 10,050 9,800 8,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Communications is a shrinking field in Wisconsin. 1,200 less communications professionals were working in Wisconsin in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of communications has shrunk by 12% in Wisconsin. 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 Wisconsin

$36,430 $37,285 $37,690 $38,970 $40,172
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
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 Wisconsin. Communications professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $36,430 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $40,172 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
$21,167
25th percentile
$26,935
50th percentile
$34,802
75th percentile
$46,063
90th percentile
$64,035

This represents a growth in salaries of 9%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of communications, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid communications professionals earning 203% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Wisconsin state.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Advertising
$66,945
Business
$90,671
Communications
$40,172
Creative Writing
$49,930
Fashion Marketing
$65,655
Marketing
$80,570
Public Relations
$90,410
Visual Communications
$41,360

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
7
bachelor
39
master
8
doctor
2
Certificate
3
Total59

As the number of communications professionals is decreasing in Wisconsin state, the number of students graduating from the 36 accredited communications schools in Wisconsin state is decreasing. In Wisconsin, there were 1,594 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,571 graduates from communications courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of communications school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin by 1%. 66% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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