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University of Washington

Department of Communication

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington / Department of Communication is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Project (MC)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

158
Applied
37
Accepted
22
Enrolled
23%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

96
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.08%
Black or African American 2.08%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.13%
Asian 9.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 2
Male (22)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communication and culture, communication technology and society, international communication, political communication, rhetoric and critical studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
33,000

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact David Domke
Phone: 206-543-2100

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