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The University of Tennessee

College of Communication and Information

Knoxville, TN

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The University of Tennessee

Overview

The University of Tennessee / College of Communication and Information is located in Knoxville, TN, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Advertising
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Information sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Journalism and electronic media
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public relations
Master of Science (MS) Communications
Master of Science (MS) Advertising
Master of Science (MS) Journalism and electronic media
Master of Science (MS) Public relations
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Communications
Master of Science (MS) Information sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 86
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

153
Applied
60
Accepted
39%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7

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 February 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

310
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.32%
Black or African American 5.16%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.65%
Asian 1.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.61%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

Full-time - 63
Part-time - 0

Location & Contact

Address Knoxville, TN  37996
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Wirth
Phone: 865-974-1000

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