Why the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture at VCU? Lots of reasons:
Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia with a metropolitian population of nearly 1.3 million people and ranking by Nielsen as TV market number 55 (a strong, medium-sized market). This puts the Robertson School in the heart of the media capital for advertising, news and public relations.
The Robertson School is one of only 118 undergraduate mass communications programs accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (out of at least 400 specific programs and close to 1,000 college and universities that offer some kind of mass comm class). This means...
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The area has lots of media outlets where many of our students complete internships while in school, and where many of our graduates have worked or are currently working:
Richmond sports top national and international advertising, PR and strategic communication companies, including:
Wow, there's a lot to do in Richmond:
On top of everything Richmond has to offer, we're a few hours in any direction from the water, the mountains and Washington DC.