B.A. On Campus


Marymount University

48 months
34200 USD/year
34200 USD/year
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Marymount University’s B.A. in Communication prepares students for 21st century communication careers. The Communication degree program capitalizes on our location next to the nation’s capital by connecting students with exciting opportunities to gain real-world experience. 


Washington, DC is a dynamic environment with so much to offer the aspiring communication and media professional — major newspapers, network news bureaus, interactive media outlets, public affairs and government relations agencies, think tanks, corporate public relations operations, and more.The daily happenings at the White House, Capitol Hill, the State Department, the Federal Reserve, government agencies, and multinational corporations fuel the buzz. For the media enthusiast, there’s always something new at the Newseum or the Smithsonian, too!

The Communication Program Also Features

  • Special Events and Guest Speakers every semester, in-class, and campus-wide.
  • Opportunities to collaborate with a faculty mentor to undertake scholarly research through Marymount’s DISCOVER program.
  • The opportunity to publish your work in Marymount’s student-produced online newspaper, The Banner. Students can also apply for editorial and design leadership positions with The Banner.
  • The opportunity to publish your academic writing in Marymount University’s magazine of student work, Magnificat.
  • The opportunity to be inducted into the Communication honor society, Lambda Pi Eta.
  • The opportunity for Marymount students to be selected for the Honors Program.
  • Eligibility for funding to attend professional conferences and workshops through the University’s DISCOVER student travel grant program.
  • The opportunity to present your academic research to the Marymount community at the Student Research Conference in April.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Media Communication 
  • Visual Communication & Design 
  • Public Speaking 
  • Introduction to Public Relations 
  • Contemporary Journalism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Priority deadline - 1 March


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants must submit the following items to be considered for admission:

  • a completed application form with the nonrefundable application fee of $40
  • the recommendation form completed by a high school counselor or other appropriate school official
  • evidence of graduation or expected graduation from an accredited high school (Marymount will also consider on a case-by-case basis students who have participated in an approved home-school program)
  • a high school transcript showing academic performance and a minimum of 15 high school credits in preparatory courses

Tuition Fee

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    34200 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 34200 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Arlington

983 - 1441 USD /month
Living costs

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


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