JMC by the Numbers

Here's a snapshot of our current students as of August 2015.

Enrollment by JMC major
JMC majors fall in three areas with 155 students enrolled in the department in Fall 2014.

 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Advertising/Public Relations8589808177
Journalism and Journalism/Multimedia Teaching Certification5050515760
Multimedia2023283024
Total 155 162 159 168 161

 

Retention Rates
This table shows the rate at which students remain JMC majors and at the university. The JMC columns show the percentage of students who begin as freshman JMC majors and remain a JMC major in two, three or four years. These numbers do not represent students who adopt JMC majors after their initial freshman enrollment. The ACU columns show the percentage of all ACU students who begin at the university and remain at the university after two, three or four years.

 To 2nd Year To 3rd Year To 4th Year
 JMC ACU JMC ACU JMC ACU
Fall 200932.4%70.8%32.4%64.9%29.4%58.8%
Fall 201057.8%75.3%42.2%68.3%40.0%63.6%
Fall 201154.3%75.1%48.6%65.9%45.7%60.3%
Fall 201269.4%79.4%55.6%72.2%  
Fall 201360.9%75.2%    

 

Graduation Rates
This table shows recent graduation trends. The JMC columns show the percentage of JMC students who graduate in four, five or six years. The ACU columns show the percentage of all ACU students who graduate in four, five or six years.

 In 4 Years  In 5 Years  In 6 Years 
 JMC ACU JMC ACU JMC ACU
Fall 200627.3%43.0%30.3%57.4%33.3%59.3%
Fall 200737.5%36.4%37.5%54.1%40.0%56.4%
Fall 200834.6%44.5%42.3%60.0%42.3%62.0%
Fall 200926.5%43.4%29.4%56.4%  
Fall 201037.8%46.0%