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Department of Communication Studies College of Literature, Science, and the Arts University of Michigan

  • Ann Arbor, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 70%30%
    student ratio
  • 30
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 15%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Communication Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

15% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 88
    • Accepted 14
    • Acceptance Rate 15
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, U.S. bachelor's degree or its equivalent from accredited institution
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsApril 30
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American18%
    • White / Caucasian64%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPolitical communication; media, culture and society; media effects; race, gender, and the media; new media, media law and policy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Communication Studies

College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
University of Michigan

105 South State Street, Room 5370
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2523
United States

Prof. Susan Douglas

Professor and Chair

Phone: 734-764-0420
Fax: 734-764-3288
Email: sdoug@umich.edu

Ms. Amy Eaton

Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 734-615-8974
Fax: 734-764-3288
Email: lsa-commphd@umich.edu



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