Facts and Figures

The Newhouse School is the most comprehensive standalone school of communication in the country, offering programs that span the communications industry.



Mark J. Lodato


More than 105 full-time instructional faculty and approximately 50 adjunct faculty on our main campus. Additional adjunct faculty teach at our Newhouse NYC, Newhouse LA, Newhouse DC and online programs.


Approximately 104 staff


More than 28,000 living alumni


Approximately 2,000 undergraduates, 180 residential master’s degree students, 200 online master’s degree students and 15 doctoral degree students


Newhouse received approximately 5,000 applications for a first-year class of 425. The typical admitted first-year student has a 3.9 GPA. On the graduate level, the school receives approximately 700 applications each year for about 180 spots in on-campus master’s programs. The average GPA of undergraduate students admitted to the graduate programs is 3.4, though it varies by program.  


The Newhouse School is one of 100+ mass communications schools accredited through the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC). Our voluntary participation in self-assessment and external review helps ensure a consistently high-quality education for our students. This 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 www.acejmc.org.

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