B.A. On Campus

Communication Studies

Otterbein University

48 months
32624 USD/year
32624 USD/year
Tuition fee
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If you're looking for hands-on, professional-level experiences that start your first semester, look no further than the Department of Communication at Otterbein University. 


Host your own radio show, produce television segments, write for a campus magazine and news website, plan an event, execute a campaign for a real client and so much more with the valuable knowledge you'll gain in all areas of the media and communication industry.

Inclusive. Innovative. Progressive. It's the best way to describe Otterbein's history, present and future. At Otterbein, an individual's worth has never been measured by gender, by color or by title. This University has only ever asked: Are you ready to learn and to make your community a better place? If the answer is yes, you already know the most important truth about Otterbein. And the story only gets better. Read on.

Why Study Communication Studies at Otterbein University?

  • Students have a flexible, adaptable program of study that meets the needs of organizations that are increasing communication responsibilities among managers and leaders.
  • Close faculty-student interaction encourages individualized planning for internships and careers based on specialized career knowledge.
  • Students enjoy fun and travel to other university campuses as part of the speech and debate teams.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communicating with Audiences
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Argumentation and Advocacy
  • Persuasion

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application, including essay.
  • $50 Application fee.
  • Official transcripts/documents for four years of high school/secondary school (grades 9-12).
  • Official Bank Statement(s) and Sponsor Guarantee form.
  • Copy of passport and current visa (if applicable).
  • All test scores must be reported directly from the testing center.
  • Foreign language documents must be translated into English by the issuing institution, a certified translator or English teacher.
  • SAT and ACT test scores and letters of recommendation are optional and may be submitted if they strengthen your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32624 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    32624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32624 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Westerville

1189 - 1962 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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