Communication and Information Sciences Program College of Communication and Information Sciences The University of Alabama

Communication and Information Sciences Program College of Communication and Information Sciences The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
55%
45%
student ratio
49
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
53%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mass Communication Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

53% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 28
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 53
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline November 1st November 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, master's degree, minimum undergraduate and graduate GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • 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 Students49
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students49
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Full-time Percentage67%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Research

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

Location & Contact

Communication and Information Sciences Program

College of Communication and Information Sciences
The University of Alabama

PO Box 870172, 478 Phifer Hall
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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