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Colorado State University

Department of Journalism and Media Communication

Fort Collins, CO

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Colorado State University

Overview

Colorado State University / Department of Journalism and Media Communication is located in Fort Collins, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public communication and technology
Master of Science (MS) Public communication and technology
Master in Communications and Media Management (MCMM) Communications and media management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for MS program only)
Thesis Required for some
Research project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40
Applied
29
Accepted
20
Enrolled
73%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for MS program only)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; transcripts; letters of recommendation; writing sample, curriculum vitae/resume; statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; transcripts; letters of recommendation; writing sample, curriculum vitae/resume; statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
58%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 1.54%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.08%
Asian 1.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.08%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 2
Male (5)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Food marketing communication models of influence; sports media and journalism; health and science communication; social interaction in online contexts; public discourse and media sociology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
668,408

Location & Contact

Address 1785 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1785
United States
Contact Greg Luft
Professor and Department Chair
Email: greg.luft@colostate.edu
Phone: 970-491-1979
Fax: 970-491-2908