School of Communications Grand Valley State University

School of Communications Grand Valley State University

Allendale, MI
location
Public
type
Small
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
53
total students
Tuition Cost $22,572
$22,572
average amount to complete degree
August 15
fall application deadline
97%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Communication Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 24
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Project or thesis
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

97% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 34
    • Accepted 33
    • Acceptance Rate 97
    • Enrolled 17
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline December 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Spring deadline April 15th Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours, 2 letters of recommendation, and interview, essay or personal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based, MELAB, min. score 77. Students are not required to take all 3 tests. They are required to take 1 of the 3.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$22,572
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students53
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students53
    • Part-time Percentage66%
    • Full-time Percentage34%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian57%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student25%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty3
    • Full-time Percentage67%
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCommunication technology, databases, organizational communication, systems theory, public relations and advertising
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Communications

Grand Valley State University

1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401-9403
United States

Dr. Jonathan Hodge

Department Director

Phone: 616-331-3668
Fax: 616-895-2700
Email: hodgejo@gvsu.edu

Dr. Alex Nesterenko

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 616-331-3667
Fax: 616-331-2700
Email: nesterea@gvsu.edu


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