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Alternatives to Northwestern for a journalism major with a strong theatre program?

Hey folks! I've been super into Northwestern because of their amazing journalism school and their strong theatre program. Does anyone know schools that are also known for great journalism and theatre departments? I'm hunting for options that blend these interests but also have that vibrant campus life Northwestern is known for.

8 months ago

Hello! I can see why Northwestern's mix of strong journalism and theatre programs would be appealing.

-Another school you might consider is Syracuse University, whose S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications is highly regarded for journalism. They also have a thriving drama department within the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

-NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute is top-notch, and Tisch School of the Arts provides a fantastic theatre program, plus New York City offers endless opportunities for internships and cultural experiences.

-The University of Southern California (USC) is another option where the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and the School of Dramatic Arts are both standouts.

-For a setting similar to Northwestern's campus vibe, consider the University of Missouri (Mizzou), known for its Missouri School of Journalism as well as its theatre department and collegiate feel.

All of these universities offer that vibrant campus life you're looking for, coupled with strong programs in both of your interest areas. Be sure to look into each school's specific offerings, atmosphere, and opportunities to ensure the best fit for you. Happy hunting!

8 months ago

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