La Jolla, CA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
62%
38%
student ratio
37
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
19%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Communication Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 1 Foreign Language, Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and 2 quarters of teaching assistantship
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

19% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 87
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 19
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $105
    • Application Fee - International $125
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, demonstrated competence in a natural language other than English, and writing samples, letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / LatinoNot Reported
    • Black / African AmericanNot Reported
    • White / CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian / Alaskan NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • Unknown or International StudentNot Reported

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCommunication 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 yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Communication

Graduate Division
University of California, San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
United States

Valerie Hartouni

Chair

Phone: 858-534-2366
Email: vhartouni@ucsd.edu

Melanie Lynn

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 858-534-2379
Email: comm-gradadmit@ucsd.edu


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