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Kent State University

School of Communication Studies

Kent, OH

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Overview

Kent State University / School of Communication Studies is located in Kent, OH, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts (MBA/MA)
Master of Arts (MA) Communication studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for applicants seeking assistantship)
Thesis, coursework, project, or internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
24
Accepted
12
Enrolled
92%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th December 25th No
Spring deadline November 15th October 25th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for applicants seeking assistantship)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, goal statement, undergraduate major/minor in communication, writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae/resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 587
TOEFL IBT score: 94
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

31
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 3.23%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (5)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5190
Kent, OH  44242-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Elizabeth E. Graham
Director
Email: egraha18@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-3087

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