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

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
average amount to complete degree
May 5
fall application deadline
43%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees 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 Required for some and Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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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