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Department of Communication College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences North Dakota State University

  • Fargo, ND
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 80%20%
    student ratio
  • 44
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 61%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Speech Communication Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Communication Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Mass Communication Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and 2-3 publications
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

61% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 26
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 61
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.25
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.5
    • 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 *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students44
    • Female Percentage80%
    • Male Percentage20%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students44
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Full-time Percentage61%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown29%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty11
    • Full-time Percentage91%
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCommunication and rhetorical theory, organizational communication, broadcast and print journalism, international communication, public relations and advertising
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$148,496

Location & Contact

Department of Communication

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
North Dakota State University

1340 North University Avenue
Fargo, ND 58108
United States

Dr. Paul Nelson

Chair

Phone: 701-231-7705
Fax: 701-231-7784
Email: paul.nelson.1@ndsu.edu

Dr. Judy Pearson

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 701-231-6551
Fax: 701-231-1074
Email: judy.pearson@ndsu.edu



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