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Public Accountability

Posted August 7, 2017

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 89 first-year students enrolled in the School of Journalism & Media Studies in fall 2015, 84.3% continued into the second year. In comparison, of the 5,142 first-year students enrolled at SDSU in fall 2015, 89.2% continued into the second year.

Of the 89 first-year students enrolled full-time in the School of Journalism & Media Studies in fall 2012, 59.6% graduated in four years. In comparison, of the 3,829 first-year students enrolled full-time at SDSU in fall 2012, 37.0% graduated in four years.

Of the 105 first-year students enrolled full-time in the School of Journalism & Media Studies in fall 2011, 76.2% graduated in five years. In comparison, of the 3,580 first-year students enrolled full-time at SDSU in fall 2011, 67.3% graduated in five years.

Of the 73 first-year students enrolled full-time in the School of Journalism & Media Studies in fall 2010, 72.6% graduated in six years. In comparison, of the 2,994 first-year students enrolled full-time at SDSU in fall 2009, 74.1% graduated in six years.

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