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Rutgers University-New Brunswick

School of Communication and Information

Piscataway, NJ

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Overview

Rutgers University–New Brunswick / School of Communication and Information is located in Piscataway, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Library Science (MLS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Communication and Information Studies (MCIS)
Master of Information (MI)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 128
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

409
Applied
250
Accepted
92
Enrolled
61%

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 May 17th May 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Proficiency in statistics

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

375
Total Graduate Students
64%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
35%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

119
Total faculty
Full-time - 92
Part-time - 27
Male (55)
Female (64)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communication processes, information systems, human information processing, information services, library management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,360,121

Location & Contact

Address 65 Davidson Road
Room 202
Piscataway, NJ  08854-8097
United States
Contact Dr. Jorge Reina Schement
Dean
Email: comminfo.dean@rutgers.edu
Phone: 732-932-7500 ext. 8018
Fax: 732-932-6919