Location: Three campuses in New Jersey
Average Tuition: $10,104-$22,766/year depending on major and residency
•Journalism and Media Studies
•Communication and Information Studies
•The highly regarded journalism department has its own internship program and helps place students in media outlets in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia markets.
•Communications majors have access to internships at MTV, TV talk shows, publishing companies, and more.
•There’s a robust online job board, and allows you to search jobs by major, in addition to the usual resume/cover letter/interviewing assistance.
•The WSJ’s SmartMoney mag ranked Rutgers #6 in the nation and #1 in the Northeast for value.
•Forbes and US News & World Report both ranked it most diverse university in the US.
Companies That Have Hired Grads:
•Conde Nast (1% of 3,500 employees)
•Hearst (2% of 1,200 employees)
•Starworks (PR) (3% of 90 employees)
•Barneys (2% of 730 employees)
Notable Alum/Former Students:
•Many CEOs and award-winning journalists
•Michele Promaulayko, EIC of Women’s Health (formerly at Cosmopolitan)