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University at Albany, State University of New York

Overview

University at Albany, State University of New York / Department of Communication is located in Albany, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology and communication

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

71
Applied
38
Accepted
19
Enrolled
54%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 20th May 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.17%
Black or African American 12.7%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.59%
Unknown 3.17%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Language and social interaction, campaign communication, media agenda-setting, high-speed management, organizational boundary-spanning
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12222-0001
United States
Contact Annis Golden
Chair
Email: agolden@albany.edu
Phone: 518-442-4871
Fax: 518-442-3884

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