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The University of Kansas

William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Lawrence, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Journalism and mass communications
Master of Science (MS) Journalism

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 39
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 39

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
47
Accepted
39
Enrolled
78%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; official transcript; current resume; two writing samples, preferably academic, or samples of professional work that reflect years of experience; statement of academic interests and professional goals; three letters of reference
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; official transcript; current resume; two writing samples, preferably academic, or samples of professional work that reflect years of experience; statement of academic interests and professional goals; three letters of reference

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

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 Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

92
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.17%
Black or African American 7.61%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.09%
Two or more races 6.52%
Unknown 1.09%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Advertising, creativity, public relations, integrated marketing communication; media economics, online journalism; new media, visual communication; health communication, sports communication; political journalism, press law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Statuffer-Flint Hall
1435 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact Ann Brill
Dean
Email: abrill@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-4755

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