30
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Colorado State University / Department of Communication Studies is located in Fort Collins, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Communication
Master of Arts (MA) Communication studies Deliberative practices

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 9

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 Entrance Exam GRE
Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Conference submission, colloquium, prospectus and thesis or project defense
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Conference submission, colloquium, prospectus and thesis or project defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

59
Applied
24
Accepted
15
Enrolled
41%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th January 5th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample, 3 letters of reference, statement of purpose, curriculum vitae or resume, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample, 3 letters of reference, statement of purpose, transcripts, curriculum vitae or resume
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.67%
Unknown 10%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time (12)
Part-time (0)
Male (4)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Rhetoric and civic engagement; media and visual culture; organizational, deliberative practices studies, and relational communication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
55,122

Location & Contact

Address 1783 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1783
United States
Contact Dr. Karrin Anderson
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: karrin.anderson@colostate.edu
Phone: 970-491-6893