School of Journalism and Mass Communication College of Liberal Arts University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

School of Journalism and Mass Communication College of Liberal Arts University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Minneapolis, MN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
78%
22%
student ratio
122
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
41%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mass Communication Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Strategic Communication (Professional Program) Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 29
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

41% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 109
    • Accepted 45
    • Acceptance Rate 41
    • Enrolled 36
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE; GMAT (for strategic communications program), letters of recommendation, and minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, writing sample; two years professional experience (for strategic communications program)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, letters of recommendation, and minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students122
    • Female Percentage78%
    • Male Percentage22%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students122
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Full-time Percentage73%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty27
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCommunication law, regulation, and ethics; history; mass media effects; new media, health communication
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$150,000

Location & Contact

School of Journalism and Mass Communication

College of Liberal Arts
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213
United States

Dr. Albert Tims

Director

Phone: 612-625-1338
Fax: 612-626-8251

Heather Myers Larson

Coordinator of Graduate Student Services

Phone: 612-625-4054
Fax: 612-626-8251
Email: sjmcgrad@umn.edu


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