34
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Communication is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 1
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

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

66
Applied
2
Accepted
2
Enrolled
3%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 4th January 4th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Sample of written work, curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Sample of written work, curriculum vitae
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$302,130
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 4
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.94%
Black or African American 5.88%
White or Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.94%
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.94%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time (12)
Part-time (0)
Male (9)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Media and cultural studies, public argument and discourse, rhetoric of science, history, criticism and theory of rhetoric
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Lester Olson
Department Chair
Email: olson@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-1564
Fax: 412-624-1878