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College of Communication and Information Sciences The University of Alabama

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 74%26%
    student ratio
  • 384
    total students
  • $9,450 | $23,950
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Communication Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
      Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 163
    • Doctoral Degrees 12
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

64% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 338
    • Accepted 217
    • Acceptance Rate 64
    • Enrolled 132
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline November 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum graduate GPA of 3.0, master's degree
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,450
    • Out-of-state tuition *$23,950
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$0.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students384
    • Female Percentage74%
    • Male Percentage26%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students384
    • Part-time Percentage59%
    • Full-time Percentage41%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian87%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty56
    • Full-time Percentage96%
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMass media research; media effects; information studies; cultural, critical, and rhetorical studies; electronic media; law and policy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

College of Communication and Information Sciences

The University of Alabama

478 Phifer Hall PO Box 870172
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0172
United States

Dr. Jennings Bryant

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

Phone: 205-348-8593
Fax: 205-348-6774

Diane Shaddix

Information Contact

Phone: 205-348-8593
Fax: 205-348-6774
Email: dshaddix@bama.ua.edu



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