The UF College of Journalism and Communications is considered one of the nation’s best. The strength of its programs, faculty, students and alumni throughout its history has earned the college ongoing recognition as one of the best programs of journalism and communications in the United States.
Led by Dean Diane McFarlin, the College developed its reputation for excellence by creating curricula that combine conceptual and theoretical instruction with skills training so students have the opportunity to apply what they are learning in professional settings. Professional and practical opportunities are key components of a productive learning experience for students in journalism and communications fields and contribute to the College’s national rankings.
Faculty members in the College provide a balance of academic background and practical experience related to their specialties. The College offers bachelor’s degrees in advertising, journalism, public relations and telecommunication, and enrolls approximately 2,300 undergraduates in these fields.