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Purdue University Northwest

Department of Communication and Creative Arts

Hammond, IN

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Overview

Purdue University Northwest / Department of Communication and Creative Arts is located in Hammond, IN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Communication

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis or extended course work

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
12
Accepted
100%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
69%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.31%
Black or African American 19.23%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.92%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: International communication, gender studies, political rhetoric, media effects, media accountability
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN  46323-2094
United States
Contact Dr. Yahya R. Kamalipour
Head
Email: kamaliyr@purduecal.edu
Phone: 219-989-2880
Fax: 219-989-2008