Our students are our greatest ambassadors, and they tell our story best. 

The College of Communication and Information (CCI) at Kent State University is made up of five distinct schools.

The School of Communication Studies • The School of Emerging Media and Technology • The School of Information • The School of Media and Journalism • The School of Visual Communication Design

We are the only college in the nation to combine a mix of technology, design, media, communication and information-related majors and programs.

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Explore our academic hubs — Taylor and Franklin Halls — and our living/learning community in Olson Hall in this immersive 3D Matterport experience

Explore Our Spaces

Thinking about choosing a communications-related major or program at Kent State University?  We're offering a mix of in-person visits and virtual sessions to help you choose your path.

Whether you're an undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. student, the College of Communication and Information provides a wide variety of degree programs from which to choose, including emerging media and technology, communication studies, media and journalism, visual communication design and information science.

Get inspired. Get involved.  As a CCI student at Kent State, it’s easy to dream big. There are countless opportunities for you to surpass even your own expectations. Our global programs, learning communities, real-world learning and internships are only a few of the high-quality programs that will help you succeed.

You were born to explore – to navigate an ever-expanding world of new ideas, new information, new people and new stories. The College of Communication & Information (CCI) is committed to offering innovative coursework, experiential learning, study away programs and internship and service-learning opportunities that expand your perspectives and your possibilities. 

  • Kent State student James Parsons, '23, dreams of pursuing a career where he can help make technology accessible to more people.

  • Kent State student journalists will continue to report on the aftermath of the Feb. 3 East Palestine train derailment disaster, with support from a grant from Grist and the Center for Rural Strategies. The organizations recently awarded $100,000 to newsrooms and freelance journalists around the country to carry out rural reporting projects, and Kent State’s Collaborative NewsLab was one of 15 recipients.

  • Kent State junior Anthony Scilla was on his way across campus Dec. 2, 2022, when he followed a cloud of smoke downtown to capture photos of a massive fire that had broken out at Star of the West Milling Co. building on N. Water Street in Kent. The Society of Professional Journalists recently recognized one of his photos from the historic mill fire as the best in the nation for 2022

  • When Abby Ullman arrived at Kent in 2019, it was as a marketing major with the plan to be an author. Little did she know her path would lead to a double major with Visual Communication Design – and her artwork appearing in an acclaimed, award-winning, best-selling board game.

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