Media School welcomes 397 new students
The Media School family grows 397 students larger with the incoming undergraduate class of 2024 and graduate students.
Of 377 incoming undergraduate students, 114 are direct admit first-year students, 228 are standard admit first-year students and 35 are transfer students.
The class comes from 24 states and 10 countries: Canada, China, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S.
An average incoming student in this year’s undergraduate class has a 3.74 GPA (unweighted), .2 higher than last year’s average, and an ACT/SAT score of 1251. Of the 377 incoming undergraduates, 11 are first-generation college students.
Honors program membership
|Ernie Pyle Scholars||19|
|Hutton Honors College||25|
|Hudson and Holland Scholars||17|
|21st Century Scholars||38|
Half of The Media School’s 20 new graduate students are pursuing master’s degrees, and half are pursuing doctorates.
|M.A. in Media Arts and Sciences||6|
|M.S. in Media||4|
|Ph.D. in Media Arts and Sciences||10|
This year’s incoming graduate students have backgrounds in journalism, communication, advertising, anthropology, art history, English, family life, humanities, Spanish and statistics.
Undergraduate institutions include Brigham Young University, Delaware State University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, IU, Minnesota State University, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, University of Illinois and the University of Mumbai, others.
They come from six countries: China, India, Pakistan, South Korea, Ukraine and the U.S.