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Department of Communication Studies College of Communication and Information Sciences The University of Alabama

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 59%41%
    student ratio
  • 29
    total students
  • $9,450 | $23,950
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • May 1
    fall application deadline
  • 70%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Speech And Interpersonal Communication Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 16
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

70% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 31
    • Accepted 22
    • Acceptance Rate 70
    • Enrolled 9
  • 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 May 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, MAT
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

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 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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Graduate Assistantships, 4 teaching stipends (averaging $12,366)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian95%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage90%
    • Male Percentage10%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchRhetorical studies, organizational communication, interpersonal communication, gender and communication, health communication
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Communication Studies

College of Communication and Information Sciences
The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
United States

Dr. Beth Bennett

Chair and Professor

Phone: 205-348-8073
Fax: 205-348-8080
Email: bbennett@ua.edu

Dr. Mary Meares

Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor

Phone: 205-348-8072
Fax: 205-348-8080
Email: mmmeares@ua.edu



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