156
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Florida International University / School of Communication and Journalism is located in Miami, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Mass communication Spanish language journalism
Master of Science (MS) Mass communication Global strategic communications

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 86

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

122
Applied
83
Accepted
67
Enrolled
68%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation; minimum GPA of 3.0 during last 60 hours of upper-level work; resume
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

156
Total Graduate Students
41%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 53.85%
Black or African American 12.82%
White or Caucasian 7%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.21%
Unknown 1.28%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

94
Total faculty
Full-time (35)
Part-time (59)
Male (32)
Female (62)

Location & Contact

Address 11200 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL  33199
United States
Contact Dr. Maria Elena Villar
Chair
Email: mariaelena.villar@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-919-5795
Fax: 305-919-5215