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

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 79%21%
    student ratio
  • 14
    total students
  • $9,200 | $22,950
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 31
    fall application deadline
  • 60%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Journalism Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 10
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

60% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 20
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 60
    • Enrolled 8
  • 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 March 31st January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,200
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,950
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students14
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students14
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian85%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races8%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty8
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchJournalistic processes, practices and ethics, media effects, media sociology, history, law
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Journalism

College of Communication and Information Sciences
The University of Alabama

PO Box 870172
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0172
United States

Dr. Jennifer Greer

Department Chair

Phone: 205-348-6304
Fax: 205-348-2780
Email: jdgreer@ua.edu

Dr. Wilson Lowrey

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 205-348-8608
Fax: 205-348-2780
Email: wlowrey@ua.edu



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