COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Philip Merrill College of Journalism is now the 6th ranked journalism school in the nation. USA Today College recently reported the rankings by College Factual – a website that analyzes colleges across the country to come up with its rankings.
The list is an update from earlier in the year when Merrill College ranked #8.
“The Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland has some of the country’s best students, award-winning faculty and state-of-the-art facilities,” said Dean Lucy Dalglish. “Whether you want to cover politics or sports, shoot 360 video or analyze data to uncover untold stories, there’s no better place than a top-ranked school located next to the nation’s capital. It’s great that USA Today and College Factual recognize the fearless work of our students and faculty.”
How College Factual Ranks Journalism Schools
USA Today College said College Factual “bases their data on a unique selection of characteristics, including the quality of the overall school, Focus Coefficient and the starting and mid-career salaries of graduates within the major, among other factors.”