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Students
Small town
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Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks / Department of Communications is located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Professional communication

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense of thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8
Applied
4
Accepted
4
Enrolled
50%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution with minimum cumulative undergraduate and major GPA of 3.0, academic writing sample
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

14
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
57%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American 14.29%
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 14.29%
Unknown 21.43%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (0)
Male (5)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Interpersonal communications, health communications, intercultural communications, politeness and face management in conversation, gender communication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 755680
Fairbanks, AK  99775-5680
United States
Contact Dr. Peter DeCaro
Department Chair
Email: fycomm@uaf.edu
Phone: 907-474-6591
Fax: 907-474-5858