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Department of Communication Studies College of Liberal Arts and Sciences The University of Kansas

  • Lawrence, KS
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 56%44%
    student ratio
  • 68
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • May 5
    fall application deadline
  • 43%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Communication Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • 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? Yes
    • 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

43% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 65
    • Accepted 28
    • Acceptance Rate 43
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 5th May 5th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th November 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.1
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.2 (undergraduate), 3.6 (graduate)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableGraduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Full-time Percentage82%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian92%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty23
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage39%
    • Male Percentage61%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchRhetoric, interpersonal communication, organizational communication, intercultural communication, legal communication
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Communication Studies

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The University of Kansas

Room 102 1440 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045-7574
United States

Tom Beisecker

Chair

Phone: 785-864-3633
Fax: 785-864-9882
Email: south40@ku.edu

Suzanne Grachek

Admissions Contact

Phone: 785-864-3633
Fax: 785-864-9867
Email: sgrachek@ku.edu



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