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Scripps College of Communication

With more than 20 undergraduate major, minor and certificate programs across our five schools, the Scripps College of Communication prepares the next generation of innovative communicators to move the world forward. Our students benefit from rigorous courses taught by award-winning faculty and hands-on experience with cutting-edge technology. We offer countless opportunities for professional-level career exploration and internships on campus, across the country and all over the world. We are a far-reaching community of achievers, bridging disciplines to solve complicated problems, welcoming change in all its forms, and inspiring each other to reach even further.

3,000

Internship opportunities offered by Scripps College

19:1

Average student to faculty ratio

30,000+

Alumni

75%

4-year graduation rate overall

89%

Freshman retention rate

  • 2019 Alumnus Matthew Shiflet: Social Media Coordinator in New England

    July 16, 2019

    Journalism major Matthew Shiflet moved to New England to pursue his new position as a social media coordinator for the Boston Uprising, an esports team in the Overwatch League. 

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  • Can A Nonprofit Oasis Defeat The News Desert?

    July 15, 2019

    Bob Stewart, director of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, wrote this Op-Ed piece about Foothills Forum, "a news oasis worthy of our attention, supported by private citizens" that's keeping the "news desert" at bay.

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  • Nation's Longest-Running High School Journalism Workshop at Ohio University

    July 15, 2019

    Since 1946, Ohio University has hosted the Scripps High School Journalism Workshop in Athens, Ohio, making it the nation’s longest running program of its kind. The 74th annual workshop was attended by nearly 100 students from nine states and the District of Columbia. 

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  • Alumna Spotlight - Rebecca Cochran, BSJ '12

    July 11, 2019

    Rebecca Cochran, BSJ '12, is the Manager of external communications at the The E.W. Scripps Company.

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