School of Communications Grand Valley State University

School of Communications Grand Valley State University

Allendale, MI
location
Public
type
Small
setting
67%
33%
student ratio
55
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
August 15
fall application deadline
93%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Communication Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • 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

93% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 30
    • Accepted 28
    • Acceptance Rate 93
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline December 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Spring deadline April 15th Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours, 2 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students55
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students55
    • Part-time Percentage82%
    • Full-time Percentage18%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino14%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty4
    • Full-time Percentage75%
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCommunication technology, databases, organizational communication, systems theory, public relations and advertising
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Communications

Grand Valley State University

1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401-9403
United States

Dr. Anthony Thompson

Director

Phone: 616-331-3606
Fax: 616-895-2700
Email: thompsoa@gvsu.edu

Dr. Alex Nesterenko

Coordinator

Phone: 616-331-3668
Fax: 616-331-2700
Email: nesterea@gvsu.edu


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