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Rutgers University - New Brunswick

Ph.D. program in Communication, Information and Media

New Brunswick, NJ

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Overview

Rutgers University - New Brunswick / Ph.D. program in Communication, Information and Media is located in New Brunswick, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

106
Applied
72
Accepted
19
Enrolled
68%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Proficiency in statistics

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

102
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.98%
Black or African American 6.86%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 25.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 0
Male (22)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Information science, media studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
739,865

Location & Contact

Address School of Communication and Information
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
United States
Contact Jennifer Theiss
Director of the Ph.D. Program & Professor of Communication
Email: theiss@rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-932-8719

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