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Student Enrollment

715 Undergraduate
144 Graduate
859 Total
 

Graduation and Retention Rate for School of Journalism and Mass Communication

By Entering Year to the School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Enter Program as JuniorCohortWithin 4 Years (any major)Within 4 Years (journalism)Within 5 Years (any major)Within 5 Years (journalism)Within 6 Years (any major)Within 6 Years (journalism)
2006281253 (90%)238 (84.7%)275 (97.9%)259 (92.2%)276 (98.2%)260 (92.5%)
2007304264 (86.8%)250 (82.2%)290 (95.4%)272 (89.5%)293 (96.4%)274 (90.1%)
2008327305 (93.3%)293 (89.6%)320 (97.9%)306 (93.6%)320 (97.9%)306 (93.6%)
2009322301 (93.5%)281 (87.3%)314 (97.5%)293 (91%)315 (97.8%)293 (91%)
2010237222 (93.7%)208 (87.8%)230 (97%)215 (90.7%)235 (99.2%)219 (92.4%)
2011227205 (90.3%)192 (84.6%)221 (97.4%)208 (91.6%)
2012251222 (88.4%)210 (83.7%)
 

Graduation and Retention Rate for School of Journalism and Mass Communication

by Entering Year to the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and UNC

Enter Program as JuniorFirst Term at UNCCohortWithin 4 Years (any major)Within 4 Years (journalism)Within 5 Years (any major)Within 5 Years (journalism)Within 6 Years (any major)Within 6 Years (journalism)
2006200210 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)
2003115 (45.5%)5 (45.5%)10 (90.9%)10 (90.9%)10 (90.9%)10 (90.9%)
2004268247 (92.2%)232 (86.6%)264 (98.5%)248 (92.5%)265 (98.9%)249 (92.9%)
200511 (100%)1 (100%)1 (100%)1 (100%)1 (100%)1 (100%)
2007200421 (50%)1 (50%)2 (100%)2 (100%)2 (100%)2 (100%)
2005302263 (87.1%)249 (82.5%)288 (95.4%)270 (89.4%)291 (96.4%)272 (90.1%)
2008200542 (50%)2 (50%)3 (75%)3 (75%)3 (75%)3 (75%)
2006321301 (93.8%)289 (90%)315 (98.1%)301 (93.8%)315 (98.1%)301 (93.8%)
200722 (100%)2 (100%)2 (100%)2 (100%)2 (100%)2 (100%)
2009200642 (50%)2 (50%)3 (75%)3 (75%)3 (75%)3 (75%)
2007318299 (94%)279 (87.7%)311 (97.8%)290 (91.2%)312 (98.1%)290 (91.2%)
2010200740 (0%)0 (0%)2 (50%)2 (50%)3 (75%)3 (75%)
2008233222 (95.3%)208 (89.3%)229 (98.3%)213 (91.4%)232 (99.6%)216 (92.7%)
2011200710 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)
2008107 (70%)7 (70%)9 (90%)9 (90%)9 (90%)9 (90%)
2009215209 (97.2%)196 (91.2%)212 (98.6%)199 (92.6%)
201011 (100%)1 (100%)
2012200810 (0%)0 (0%)1 (100%)1 (100%)1 (100%)1 (100%)
200983 (37.5%)3 (37.5%)7 (87.5%)7 (87.5%)
2010237219 (92.4%)207 (87.3%)
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 The graduation numbers and retention rates for “any major” include students who may have started as a major within the School of Journalism and Mass Communication but finished with a degree outside of the School within the designated time frame. The rates for “journalism” include the students who finished with a degree from the School within the designated time frame.

Student Credit Hours

Academic YearGraduateUndergraduateTotal
AY 07/081,11015,67816,788
AY 08/091,24015,88117,121
AY 09/101,19417,01918,213
AY 10/111,19716,78017,977
AY 11/121,21416,04417,258
AY 12/132,51915,74318,262
AY 13/142,10716,20218,309
 

Students, by Specialization

 

Faculty & Staff

75 Faculty & Staff

Class Distribution by Instructor

 

Fall 2010

 

Spring 2011

 

Fall 2011

 

Spring 2012

 

Fall 2012

 

Spring 2013

 

Fall 2013

  • Adjunct
  • Faculty
  • Grad
  • Park
Fall 2010Spring 2011Fall 2011Spring 2012Fall 2012Spring 2013Fall 2013
Adjunct27253720333232
Faculty9793859598103103
Grad5416225
Park7576534
136127130127138140144

Graduate Acceptance Rates (%)

 

Graduate Enrollment

20072008200920102011201220132014Change (1 Year)Change (5 Years)
PhD101271171079+28.6%-18.1%
MA2235242213171223+91.7%+4.5%
MATC----20201613-18.8%-
 

Graduate Enrollment, PhD

ApplicantsOffered AdmissionAccepted OfferEnrolled% Enrolled of OfferedAcceptance Rate
20075614101071%25.00%
20086115121280%24.60%
200947157747%31.90%
20106112111192%19.70%
201165157747%23.10%
20126223101043%37.10%
201358117764%18.97%
201444139969%30%
 

Graduate Enrollment, MA

ApplicantsOffered AdmissionAccepted OfferEnrolled% Enrolled of OfferedAcceptance Rate
200713241212151.2%31.10%
200815839262666.6%24.68%
200919049242449%25.80%
201021738222258%17.50%
201114221131362%14.80%
201217539191949%22.30%
201313626121246%19.11%
201411346232350%40.71%
 

Graduate Enrollment, MATC

ApplicantsOffered AdmissionAccepted OfferEnrolled% Enrolled of OfferedAcceptance Rate
201131202020100%65%
201229202020100%69%
20132818171688.9%64.2%
20141815131386.7%83.3%

Overall Student Satisfaction


Based on Senior Survey 2013,
5 Point Scale


4.53

↑0.08 since 2011
 

Course Evaluations

Mean for "Overall this course was excellent" and "Overall, this instructor was an effective teacher" in Course Evaluations from 2010 - 2014.