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College of Journalism and Communications

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

College of Journalism and Communications / College of Journalism and Communications is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Mass Communication (JD/MAMC)
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mass communication Mass communication
Master of Arts in Mass Communication (MAMC) Mass communication International/intercultural communication
Master of Arts in Mass Communication (MAMC) Mass communication Journalism
Master of Arts in Mass Communication (MAMC) Mass communication Public relations
Master of Arts in Mass Communication (MAMC) Mass communication Telecommunication
Master of Arts in Mass Communication (MAMC) Mass communication Mass communication
Master of Arts in Mass Communication (MAMC) Mass communication Science/health communication
Master of Advertising (M Adv) Advertising

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 141
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 156 Verbal, 146 Quantitative)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 156 Verbal, 146 Quantitative)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

574
Applied
356
Accepted
269
Enrolled
62%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st January 30th No
Spring deadline April 15th July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 156 Verbal, 146 Quantitative)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, resume, statement of goals, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 156 Verbal, 146 Quantitative)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, resume, statement of goals, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships
Career or field-related internships
Federal Work-Study
Financial support for part-time students

Student Body

535
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.64%
Black or African American 9.53%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.37%
Asian 4.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.19%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 4.67%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

61
Total faculty
Full-time - 61
Part-time - 0
Male (31)
Female (30)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Translational communication in science, technology, engineering, medicine, and health; international and intercultural communication; audience analysis and media effects; social interest communication, grassroots activism, and civic engagement; corporate social responsibility
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2096 Weimer Hall
1885 Stadium Road
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Spiro Kiousis Ph.D.
Dean
Email: skiousis@jou.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-392-0466

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