Best Public Relations Colleges in the U.S.

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in the U.S. that offer Public Relations degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 321 Public Relations schools located within the U.S. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Public Relations Colleges in the U.S. for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 3 Public Relations Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 149 students graduated in the study area of Public Relations with students earning 80 Bachelor's degrees, and 69 Master's degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
2 Pepperdine University Malibu, CA

Pepperdine University offers 3 Public Relations Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 51 students graduated in the study area of Public Relations with students earning 51 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
3 Boston University Boston, MA

Boston University offers 1 Public Relations Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 38 students graduated in the study area of Public Relations with students earning 38 Master's degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
4 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY

Syracuse University offers 3 Public Relations Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 148 students graduated in the study area of Public Relations with students earning 121 Bachelor's degrees, and 27 Master's degrees.

Based on 60 Reviews
5 American University Washington, DC

American University offers 2 Public Relations Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 6 students graduated in the study area of Public Relations with students earning 6 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
6 Georgetown University Washington, DC

Georgetown University offers 1 Public Relations Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 154 students graduated in the study area of Public Relations with students earning 154 Master's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
7 Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO

Washington University in St Louis offers 1 Public Relations Degree program. It's a large private university in a large suburb.

Based on 36 Reviews
8 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX

Texas Christian University offers 3 Public Relations Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 119 students graduated in the study area of Public Relations with students earning 110 Bachelor's degrees, and 9 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
9 Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans, LA

Tulane University of Louisiana offers 4 Public Relations Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 29 students graduated in the study area of Public Relations with students earning 22 Bachelor's degrees, 5 Associate's degrees, and 2 Certificates degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
10 Elon University Elon, NC

Elon University offers 2 Public Relations Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 148 students graduated in the study area of Public Relations with students earning 148 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
Pepperdine University Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
5/5
16 : 1 7,632
Boston University Boston University Boston, MA
5/5
11 : 1 32,158
Syracuse University Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
5/5
18 : 1 21,789
American University American University Washington, DC
5/5
14 : 1 13,198
Georgetown University Georgetown University Washington, DC
5/5
13 : 1 18,459
Washington University in St Louis Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
5/5
9 : 1 14,688
Texas Christian University Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX
5/5
15 : 1 10,323
Tulane University of Louisiana Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans, LA
5/5
12 : 1 12,485
Elon University Elon University Elon, NC
5/5
14 : 1 6,631
University of Miami University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
5/5
11 : 1 16,825
The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
3/5
18 : 1 50,950
Hofstra University Hofstra University Hempstead, NY
5/5
16 : 1 10,814
Marquette University Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
5/5
15 : 1 11,491
Butler University Butler University Indianapolis, IN
5/5
12 : 1 4,797
University of Oregon University of Oregon Eugene, OR
3/5
20 : 1 24,032
George Washington University George Washington University Washington, DC
5/5
17 : 1 26,212
Bradley University Bradley University Peoria, IL
5/5
14 : 1 5,338
Belmont University Belmont University Nashville, TN
5/5
16 : 1 7,350
Southern Methodist University Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX
5/5
14 : 1 11,643
Point Park University Point Park University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
14 : 1 3,844
University of Colorado Boulder University of Colorado Boulder Boulder, CO
3/5
20 : 1 33,056
SUNY College at Plattsburgh SUNY College at Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, NY
2/5
17 : 1 5,718
University of North Texas University of North Texas Denton, TX
3/5
31 : 1 37,299
Villanova University Villanova University Villanova, PA
5/5
14 : 1 10,711

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