Hussman School of Journalism and Media

The combines immersive student experiences, faculty innovation and an interdisciplinary research culture to deliver global impact.

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Preparing students to ignite the public conversation

The mission of the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media is to prepare students to ignite the public conversation in our state, the nation and the world, and to understand the role of communication in fostering democracy. Our faculty members are international thought leaders whose scholarly and creative activities are visible and respected in the public realm.

Facts & Figures

  • #1Reigning national champs in collegiate journalism (6 consecutive championships and 9 of the past 10)
  • 9winners of the national dissertation in mass communication (no other school has more than five)
  • 99%+rate of undergraduate alumni who are employed or enrolled in further education within one year of graduation
  • 110+ yearsof exceptional education in media and journalism
  • Education A-ListSelected by as a national leader in preparing students for the public relations industry
  • 1,400students (1,288 undergraduate, 112 graduate)
  • 17,200+alumni network
  • 6study abroad exchanges with world's top communication schools
  • 30+Pulitzer Prizes by faculty and alumni

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