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Most Popular Schools for Public Relations/Image Management Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on the theories and methods for managing the media image of a business, organization, or individual and the communication process with stakeholders, constituencies, audiences, and the general public; and that prepares individuals to function as public relations assistants, technicians, and managers. Includes instruction in public relations theory; related principles of advertising, marketing, and journalism; message/image design; image management; special event management; media relations; community relations; public affairs; and internal communications.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 The University of Alabama 188 3% $27,000
2 The University of Texas at Austin 167 1% $26,156
3 University of Florida 164 1% $19,103
4 University of Houston 142 2% $22,463
5 The University of Texas at San Antonio 138 2% $20,598
6 University of Southern California 137 1% $62,180
7 University of South Carolina-Columbia 127 2% $24,804
8 University of Georgia 125 1% $22,064
9 University of Oregon 122 2% $24,352
10 Syracuse University 105 2% $57,450
11 Northern Arizona University 105 2% $22,746
12 Georgetown University 101 2% $62,179
13 Texas State University 93 1% $19,620
14 Central Michigan University 89 1% $22,004
15 Texas Tech University 88 1% $21,601
16 Rowan University 87 3% $26,970
17 Quinnipiac University 87 4% $55,780
18 San Jose State University 81 1% $23,629
19 George Washington University 80 1% $61,446
20 Brigham Young University-Provo 78 1% $17,496
21 Auburn University 78 1% $25,282
22 Chapman University 74 4% $59,459
23 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus 74 1% $27,434
24 Illinois State University 73 1% $26,259
25 Appalachian State University 69 2% $19,058
26 Hofstra University 67 2% $54,289
27 The University of Texas at Arlington 67 1% $22,234
28 University of Miami 66 2% $60,906
29 Universidad del Sagrado Corazon 63 6% $19,760
30 University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras 61 3% $13,387
31 University of Akron Main Campus 60 1% $23,956
32 Gonzaga University 57 3% $48,530
33 Miami University-Oxford 56 1% $29,701
34 The University of Tennessee-Knoxville 55 1% $27,450
35 University of Central Oklahoma 54 2% $17,293
36 Central Washington University 53 2% $22,785
37 SUNY College at Oswego 51 2% $21,991
38 Marquette University 50 2% $48,669
39 University of Northern Iowa 50 2% $19,880
40 Georgia Southern University 49 1% $22,269
41 Southern Methodist University 46 1% $61,355
42 University of Louisiana at Lafayette 45 2% $19,035
43 Cleveland State University 44 1% $25,317
44 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University 40 2% $19,545
45 Bradley University 39 3% $42,090
46 York College Pennsylvania 39 4% $29,790
47 Wayne State University 38 1% $23,586
48 Salem State University 37 2% $22,084
49 Northern Kentucky University 36 1% $19,186
50 Western Kentucky University 35 1% $18,822
51 Montana State University-Billings 33 3% $17,835
52 Boston University 32 0% $61,446
53 SUNY College at Plattsburgh 32 2% $21,309
54 Webster University 31 0% $41,918
55 Drake University 31 3% $44,349
56 SUNY at Fredonia 31 2% $21,638
57 Winthrop University 30 2% $25,450
58 Hampton University 30 3% $33,854
59 University of Central Missouri 29 1% $18,799
60 Eastern Kentucky University 28 1% $18,960
61 Kent State University at Kent 27 0% $24,926
62 University of Idaho 25 1% $19,598
63 Eastern Michigan University 25 1% $20,756
64 Sacred Heart University 25 2% $53,569
65 University of Rhode Island 25 1% $26,882
66 Baldwin Wallace University 24 2% $39,230
67 Rider University 24 2% $51,670
68 Northwest Missouri State University 22 2% $17,376
69 LIU Post 22 1% $50,934
70 Ferris State University 21 1% $21,878
71 Murray State University 20 1% $18,898
72 Monmouth University 19 1% $46,152
73 Lee University 19 2% $26,100
74 Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis 19 0% $21,680
75 University of San Francisco 19 1% $58,384
76 Michigan State University 18 0% $24,648
77 Mississippi Valley State University 17 4% $18,552
78 Bowling Green State University-Main Campus 16 0% $23,506
79 Towson University 16 0% $23,166
80 Manhattanville College 16 2% $52,240
81 Westminster College 16 4% $43,805
82 Utica College 15 2% $48,650
83 Loras College 15 5% $39,077
84 Northern Michigan University 15 1% $20,273
85 Iona College 15 1% $49,295
86 Otterbein University 14 2% $44,276
87 Xavier University 14 1% $46,520
88 Franklin University 12 1% $11,761
89 University of Southern Mississippi 12 0% $19,894
90 Greenville College 12 3% $34,641
91 Harding University 11 1% $26,634
92 Monmouth College 11 4% $42,050
93 Suffolk University 11 1% $49,979
94 Western New England University 11 1% $48,890
95 Monroe Community College 10 0% $16,274
96 University of Northwestern-St Paul 10 2% $40,120
97 Lewis University 10 1% $39,335
98 Grand View University 9 2% $33,616
99 Kean University 8 0% $26,624
100 Clarion University of Pennsylvania 8 1% $22,120

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Public Relations/Image Management 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.