Urban setting
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Setting
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Overview

Howard University / Cathy Hughes School of Communications is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

125
Applied
80
Accepted
50
Enrolled
64%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time (23)
Part-time (1)
Male (9)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communication disorders, intercultural communication, communication skills, race and media
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
30,000

Location & Contact

Address 2400 Sixth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20059-0002
United States
Contact Dr. Jannette L. Dates
Phone: 202-806-6100