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Stanford University

Department of Communication

Stanford, CA

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Stanford University

Overview

Stanford University / Department of Communication is located in Stanford, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 40
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 General Test
Thesis Required
Project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying examination, area examination, 2 projects

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

176
Applied
21
Accepted
12
Enrolled
12%

Applying

125
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 4th December 4th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 650
TOEFL IBT score: 115

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 4
Male (10)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Virtual reality, deliberative democracy, computational journalism, technology and deception, journalism ethics, political campaigns, survey methodology, censorship in authoritarian regimes, media psychology, social impact of digital media
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Building 120
450 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA  94305-2050
United States
Contact Fred Turner
Chair
Email: fturner@stanford.edu
Phone: 650-723-0706