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Public Relations

Illinois State University

48 months
27069 USD/year
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The Public Relations major at Illinois State University  prepares students to research, plan, execute, and evaluate communication between an organization and its publics, monitor the organization's environment, and counsel management on policies and programs. 


You can apply to this university with the help of INTO, free of charge. If you satisfy the university admission requirements and the minimum English language scores you can choose the option of direct undergraduate admission. They will help you apply to multiple universities at once, take care of the student I-20 Form for US entry, and will not charge you any fees for the university application. 

Why study the Public Relations major at Illinois State University

Public relations is the measured and ethical use of language and symbols to inspire cooperation between an organization and its publics. Public relations specialists help businesses, governments and their agencies, universities, hospitals, schools and other organizations build and maintain positive relationships with the public. 

The major is designed to prepare students to help private industry and public organizations improve the quality of communication among themselves, their employees, the general public and government.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Communication Theories
  •  Convergent Media Writing
  • Introduction to Public Relations
  • Public Relations Writing & Production 
  • Communication Research Methods 
  • Public Relations Campaigns

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All information is provided as a guide and does not guarantee entry. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the university.

  • High School Diploma. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Tuition Fee

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    27069 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27069 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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