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University of California, San Diego

Department of Communication

La Jolla, CA

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Overview

University of California, San Diego / Department of Communication is located in La Jolla, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
2 quarters of teaching assistantship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

87
Applied
17
Accepted
7
Enrolled
20%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Demonstrated competence in a natural language other than English, writing samples, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communication and culture, communication as a social force, communication and the person, communications and science and technology studies, digital media, political communication and journalism studies, language, cognition, media systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093
United States
Contact Valerie Hartouni
Chair
Email: vhartouni@ucsd.edu
Phone: 858-534-2366

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