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Public Accountability

Posted July 13, 2016
The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) requires that all ACEJMC-accredited programs make publicly available information regarding student retention and graduation rates:

Of the 106 first-year students enrolled in the School of Journalism & Media Studies in fall 2014, 85.8% continued into the second year. In comparison, of the 4,978 first-year students enrolled at SDSU in fall 2014, 89.3% continued into the second year.

Of the 105 first-year students enrolled full-time in the School of Journalism & Media Studies in fall 2011, 54.3% graduated in four years. In comparison, of the 3,580 first-year students enrolled full-time at SDSU in fall 2011, 36.0% graduated in four years.

Of the 135 first-year students enrolled full-time in the School of Journalism & Media Studies in fall 2009, 74.1% graduated in six years. In comparison, of the 3,241 first-year students enrolled full-time at SDSU in fall 2009, 68.5% graduated in six years.

Source: Office of Analytic Studies & Institutional Research, San Diego State University