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Program in Political Communication School of Communication American University

  • Washington, DC
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 100%0%
    student ratio
  • 5
    total students
  • $25,920 | $25,920
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 69%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • 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 Required and Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

69% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 13
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 69
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st April 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th Not Reported 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
    • In-state tuition *$25,920
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,920
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$430.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • 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 Students5
    • Female Percentage100%
    • Male Percentage0%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students5
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Full-time Percentage80%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / LatinoNot Reported
    • Black / African AmericanNot Reported
    • White / CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian / Alaskan NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • UnknownNot Reported

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

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. Dotty Lynch

Dean

Phone: 202-885-2968
Email: dlynch@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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