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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Department of Communication Studies

Lincoln, NE


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University of Nebraska-Lincoln


University of Nebraska–Lincoln / Department of Communication Studies is located in Lincoln, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Instructional communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Marketing, communication studies, and advertising
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Organizational communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Interpersonal communication
Master of Arts (MA) Instructional communication
Master of Arts (MA) Rhetoric and culture
Master of Arts (MA) Marketing, communication studies, and advertising
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric and culture
Master of Arts (MA) Organizational communication
Master of Arts (MA) Interpersonal communication

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 2

Degree Requirements

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



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

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.38%


Male (28%)
Female (71%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (4)


Focus of faculty research: Message strategies, gender communication, political communication, organizational communication, instructional communication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 14th and R Streets
Lincoln, NE  68588
United States
Contact Dr. William Seiler
Phone: 402-472-2069