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Department of Communication and Journalism College of Arts and Sciences University of New Mexico

  • Albuquerque, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 75%25%
    student ratio
  • 53
    total students
  • $3,296 | $10,604
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 32%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Communication Master of Arts (MA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • 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 30 hours of class work and 6-hour thesis or project, or 36 hours of class work and comprehensive exam
    • Doctoral Degrees 2, Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

32% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 43
    • Accepted 14
    • Acceptance Rate 32
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, letters of recommendation, letter of intent, and curriculum vitae, transcripts
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, letters of recommendation, writing sample, letter of intent, and curriculum vitae, transcripts
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$3,296
    • Out-of-state tuition *$10,604
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$628.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students53
    • Female Percentage75%
    • Male Percentage25%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students53
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Full-time Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino24%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian57%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty78
    • Full-time Percentage31%
    • Part-time Percentage69%
    • Female Percentage74%
    • Male Percentage26%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHealth communication, intercultural communication, interpersonal/organizational communication, mass communication
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Communication and Journalism

College of Arts and Sciences
University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131-2039
United States

Dr. Glenda Balas

Chair

Phone: 505-277-5305
Fax: 505-277-2068
Email: gbalas@unm.edu

Ms. Gregoria Cavazos

Program Advisement Coordinator

Phone: 505-277-5305
Fax: 505-277-2068
Email: cjadvise@unm.edu



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