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The Best Journalism Schools In The Country: NewsPro Magazine Ranking

The new $71 million Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, at the downtown campus of Arizona State Univ
The new $71 million Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, at the downtown campus of Arizona State University Friday, Nov. 14, 2008 in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

We're pretty sure the Mizzou grads in our newsroom will be happy about this one: the University of Missouri at Columbia's got the best journalism school in the country.

That's according to NewsPro magazine's ranking in their December issue.

Following close behind Mizzou is another Midwestern college with Northwestern University ranked as runner up. The ranking of the top 10 schools was decided according to a survey of 1,321 members of the Radio Television Digital News Association.

Check the complete top 10 ranking* of best journalism colleges in the list below:

  • 12 10. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    School of Journalism and Mass Communication
    AP
    School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • 11 10. University of Maryland, College Park
    Philip Merrill College of Journalism
    Philip Merrill College of Journalism
  • 10 10. Lyndon State College
    Electronic Journalism Arts Department
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    Electronic Journalism Arts Department
  • 9 9. University of Montana
    School of Journalism
    Julia Cummings
    School of Journalism
  • 8 8. University of Florida
    College of Journalism and Communications
    College of Journalism and Communications
  • 7 7. Ohio University
    E.W. Scripps School of Journalism
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    E.W. Scripps School of Journalism
  • 6 5. Columbia University
    Graduate School of Journalism
    WikiMedia:
    Graduate School of Journalism
  • 5 5. Arizona State University
    Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
    WikiMedia:
    Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • 4 4. Syracuse University
    S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
    WikiMedia:
    S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
  • 3 3. University of Georgia
    Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
    WikiMedia:
    Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • 2 2. Northwestern University
    Medill School of Journalism
    WikiMedia:
    Medill School of Journalism
  • 1 1. University of Missouri at Columbia
    Missouri School of Journalism
    Missouri School of Journalism


*There are multiple schools listed for No. 5 and No. 10 due to ties in the ranking.

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