Program in Political Communication School of Communication American University

Program in Political Communication School of Communication American University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
90%
10%
student ratio
10
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 33
    • Accepted 19
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students10
    • Female Percentage90%
    • Male Percentage10%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students10
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Full-time Percentage80%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino14%
    • Black / African American29%
    • White / Caucasian57%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPolling and public opinion, political polling, advocacy communication, entertainment and politics, communication research and management, political communication theory, campaign ethics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Political Communication

School of Communication
American University

4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8001
United States

Prof. Pallavi Kumar

Division Director

Phone: 202-885-2047
Fax: 202-885-2099
Email: kumar@american.edu

Mrs. Sharmeen Ahsan-Bracciale

Graduate Admissions Office

Phone: 202-885-2040
Fax: 202-885-2019
Email: gradcomm@american.edu


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