Placeholder image for Journalism

Journalism, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #551 (QS) Bethlehem, PA, United States
Journalism majors at Lehigh University must complete a set of core courses and electives that range from skills courses to courses on the concepts and theories that govern media systems. 
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised

Overview

They graduate equipped with the necessary abilities to work in media careers and equipped for tomorrow in a fast-changing field.

Journalism majors at Lehigh University go into a wide range of fields because different professions value the research, writing, multimedia, and critical thinking skills in our curriculum. Those fields include written and multimedia journalism, web production, social media engagement, marketing, and public relations. Our students also sometimes choose law school as another application of the skills they learn at Lehigh.

Students must complete 40 hours of journalism and communication courses, which includes core courses and a 4-credit elective. They also are required to complete Math 12 Basic Statistics as well as either a second major or a minor outside the department.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Brown and White
  • Media and Society
  • Writing for the Media
  • Editing and Critical Thinking
  • Visual Communication
  • Media Ethics and Law
  • Freelance Writing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • $70 Application Fee
  • Electronic submission from your school through the Common Application website is accepted and encouraged.
  • Lehigh University will adopt a test optional policy for the SAT or ACT during the 2020-21 year.
  • Transcripts must have the high school seal and/or official signature and be from a high school with a CEEB code.
  • All non-US citizens are required to submit the Certificate of Finances form filled out for all four years.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Bethlehem

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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.

Wishlist

You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?