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School of Journalism and Mass Communications The University of Kansas

  • Lawrence, KS
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 67%33%
    student ratio
  • 51
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 56%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Journalism Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 27
    • 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? Yes
    • 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

56% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 39
    • Accepted 22
    • Acceptance Rate 56
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL or IELTS

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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students51
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students51
    • Part-time Percentage71%
    • Full-time Percentage29%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty43
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage14%
    • Male Percentage86%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAdvertising, creativity, public relations, integrated marketing communication; media economics, online journalism; new media, visual communication; health communication, sports communication; political journalism, press law
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Journalism and Mass Communications

The University of Kansas

Statuffer-Flint Hall 1435 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045
United States

Tom Volek

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

Phone: 785-864-7622
Fax: 785-864-4396
Email: twvolek@ku.edu

Jammie Johnson

Graduate Advisor, Administrative Assistant Graduate Studies

Phone: 785-864-7649
Fax: 785-864-5318
Email: jamjohn@ku.edu



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