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University of California, Santa Barbara

Department of Communication

Santa Barbara, CA

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University of California, Santa Barbara

Overview

University of California, Santa Barbara / Department of Communication is located in Santa Barbara, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (MA/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Language, interaction and social organization
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Quantitative methods in the social sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Feminist studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Society and technology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

78
Applied
11
Accepted
5
Enrolled
14%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
110
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
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 December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

31
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.9%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.23%
Asian 3.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Interpersonal, intergroup, intercultural, organizational, health, media
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4005 Social Sciences and Media Studies Building
Santa Barbara, CA  93106-4020
United States
Contact Prof. Norah Dunbar
Professor
Email: ndunbar@comm.ucsb.edu
Phone: 805-893-8696
Fax: 805-893-7102

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