Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Introduction

The Newhouse School at Syracuse University is one of the nation’s premier communications schools where talented students come to study and learn from top industry professionals. We pride ourselves on the highest caliber education made possible by an incredible, forward-thinking faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. We offer 11 professional master's degree programs in public communications, most of which can be completed in one calendar year.

History

  • 1934: School of Journalism founded at Syracuse University
  • 1964: First building, Newhouse 1, opens
  • 1971: School of Journalism merges with Department of Television and Radio; re-named S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
  • 1974: Second building, Newhouse 2, opens
  • 2007: Third building, Newhouse 3, opens
  • 2014: Studio and Innovation Center, featuring the Dick Clark Studios and Alan Gerry Center for Media Innovation opens

Dean
Lorraine E. Branham

Faculty
More than 80 full-time instructional faculties and 50 adjunct faculty

Staff
Approximately 50 full-time and 10 part-time staff

Alumni
More than 27,000

Enrollment
Approximately 1,900 undergraduates, 210 residential master’s degree students, 200 online master's degree students and 13 doctoral degree students

Facilities
The Newhouse School is housed in a 250,000-square-foot, three-building complex that includes state-of-the-art classrooms, professional studios, a digital news center, a 300-seat auditorium, a research center, a doctoral student suite and offices, an executive education wing, a café and many spaces for formal and informal meetings and collaboration among students, faculty and staff.

Accreditation

The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications is one of 100+ mass communications schools accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC). Our voluntary participation in self-assessment and external review helps to ensure that Newhouse students consistently receive excellent preparation for their future careers in the communications industries. Our accreditation reflects our commitment to nine standards that translate into small class sizes, hands-on learning experiences, an introduction to communications law, comprehensive advising and career development, and a strong liberal arts foundation. To learn more about accreditation and why it matters, visit the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications website.

Locations

Syracuse

Address
215 University Place
13244-2100 Syracuse, New York, USA