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Most Popular Schools for Radio and Television Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on the theories, methods, and techniques used to plan, produce, and distribute audio and video programs and messages, and that prepares individuals to function as staff, producers, directors, and managers of radio and television shows and media organizations. Includes instruction in media aesthetics; planning, scheduling, and production; writing and editing; performing and directing; personnel and facilities management; marketing and distribution; media regulations, law, and policy; and principles of broadcast technology.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 California State University-Northridge 375 4% $21,669
2 The University of Texas at Austin 318 2% $26,156
3 University of Florida 202 2% $19,103
4 University of North Texas 196 2% $20,232
5 Boston University 195 2% $61,446
6 Ohio University-Main Campus 192 2% $24,396
7 Temple University 190 3% $29,632
8 California State University-Fullerton 173 2% $23,505
9 Ball State University 166 3% $22,250
10 Specs Howard School of Media Arts 162 40% N/A
11 Illinois Center for Broadcasting–Chicago Campus 151 100% N/A
12 Illinois Center for Broadcasting 148 100% $13,629
13 Ithaca College 142 8% $55,587
14 Emerson College 140 12% $53,554
15 Colorado Media School 124 100% N/A
16 The University of Alabama 122 2% $27,000
17 Ohio Center for Broadcasting-Valley View 118 100% N/A
18 Syracuse University 115 2% $57,450
19 California State University-Los Angeles 114 2% $21,705
20 University of Central Florida 104 1% $20,839
21 Columbia College-Chicago 99 4% $40,677
22 CUNY Brooklyn College 92 3% $24,906
23 New York Institute of Technology 87 5% $48,552
24 Northwestern University 84 1% $63,193
25 SUNY College at Oswego 84 4% $21,991
26 Ohio Center for Broadcasting-Columbus 80 100% $15,657
27 Texas State University 78 1% $19,620
28 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 76 2% $25,409
29 San Diego State University 73 1% $25,068
30 University of Houston 73 1% $22,463
31 San Jose State University 66 1% $23,629
32 Howard University 60 4% $41,643
33 Auburn University 60 1% $25,282
34 Texas Tech University 57 1% $21,601
35 The Academy of Radio and TV Broadcasting 57 77% N/A
36 Arkansas State University-Main Campus 52 1% $20,014
37 Montclair State University 51 1% $28,028
38 American Broadcasting School-Arlington 50 100% N/A
39 Appalachian State University 48 1% $19,058
40 SUNY College at Plattsburgh 47 3% $21,309
41 The University of Texas at Arlington 47 1% $22,234
42 Jacksonville State University 45 3% $21,237
43 Troy University 44 1% $18,228
44 Northern Arizona University 44 1% $22,746
45 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus 43 1% $27,434
46 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh 41 2% $17,561
47 Los Angeles City College 41 4% $2,931
48 City College of San Francisco 41 1% $2,984
49 Western Illinois University 41 1% $25,074
50 Wayne State University 39 1% $23,586
51 California State University-Monterey Bay 37 3% $19,210
52 Morgan State University 36 3% $22,269
53 Hofstra University 36 1% $54,289
54 Ohio Center for Broadcasting-Cincinnati 35 100% $12,242
55 University of Kentucky 34 1% $23,732
56 Kent State University at Kent 32 1% $24,926
57 Fullerton College 32 2% $2,863
58 Stephen F Austin State University 31 1% $22,948
59 University of Central Oklahoma 31 1% $17,293
60 Grand Valley State University 31 1% $22,432
61 American Broadcasting School-Online Program 31 100% N/A
62 Pepperdine University 29 1% $61,192
63 University of Akron Main Campus 28 1% $23,956
64 Eastern Kentucky University 27 1% $18,960
65 Texas Southern University 27 2% $24,566
66 University of Southern Mississippi 27 1% $19,894
67 Saddleback College 26 1% $2,392
68 Grossmont College 26 1% $2,887
69 University of Northwestern-St Paul 22 3% $40,120
70 Bradley University 21 1% $42,090
71 University of the Incarnate Word 21 1% $39,124
72 Chicago State University 20 2% $23,202
73 University of Central Missouri 20 1% $18,799
74 Drake University 20 2% $44,349
75 Drexel University 20 0% $57,870
76 Long Beach City College 20 1% $2,957
77 Northwest Missouri State University 18 1% $17,376
78 University of Southern Indiana 18 1% $19,568
79 Youngstown State University 17 1% $20,343
80 San Antonio College 17 1% $4,034
81 El Camino Community College District 17 1% $2,798
82 University of Montevallo 17 3% $23,340
83 Ohlone College 17 2% $3,134
84 Santa Ana College 17 1% $2,852
85 Austin Community College District 16 1% $3,690
86 North Central College 16 2% $44,769
87 American Broadcasting School-Oklahoma City 16 100% N/A
88 Weber State University 15 0% $19,242
89 Tulsa Technology Center-Riverside Campus 15 4% N/A
90 Manchester Community College 14 2% $4,986
91 International College of Broadcasting 14 41% $15,460
92 San Francisco State University 13 0% $23,828
93 Lake Land College 13 0% $3,594
94 Minot State University 13 2% $16,196
95 Riverside City College 13 1% $3,136
96 Barry University 13 1% $45,100
97 Southeastern University 13 2% $32,234
98 Lone Star College System 12 0% $2,158
99 Alvin Community College 12 1% $3,220
100 Cedarville University 12 2% $35,020

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Radio and Television program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.