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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Minneapolis, MN

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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / School of Journalism and Mass Communication is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Strategic communication (professional program)
Master of Arts (MA) Mass communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mass communication

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 29
Doctoral Degrees 8

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; GMAT (for strategic communications program)
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

109
Applied
45
Accepted
36
Enrolled
41%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE; GMAT (for strategic communications program)
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, writing sample; two years professional experience (for strategic communications program)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

122
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.46%
Black or African American 5.74%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.46%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 4
Male (14)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communication law, regulation, and ethics; history; mass media effects; new media, health communication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
150,000

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Dr. Albert R. Tims
Director
Phone: 612-625-1338
Fax: 612-626-8251

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