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

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

Albuquerque, NM
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
70%
30%
student ratio
47
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
46%
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 9
    • 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? 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

46% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 41
    • Accepted 19
    • Acceptance Rate 46
    • Enrolled 17
  • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students47
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students47
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Full-time Percentage81%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino22%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian57%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander3%
    • Two or more races11%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage86%
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%

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. Karen Foss

Chair

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

Ms. Gregoria Cavazos

Student Advisement Coordinator

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


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