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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Department of Communication Studies

Minneapolis, MN

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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Department of Communication Studies is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

112
Applied
19
Accepted
13
Enrolled
17%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

92
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.17%
Black or African American 2.17%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 5.43%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 12
Male (12)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Rhetorical studies, communication theory, media studies, gender and communication, public address
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Dr. Edward Schiappa
Chair
Email: schiappa@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-5800
Fax: 612-624-6544

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