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The University of Kansas

Department of Film and Media Studies

Lawrence, KS

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The University of Kansas

Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Film and Media Studies is located in Lawrence, KS, 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 2
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5
Applied
2
Accepted
2
Enrolled
40%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Three recent letters of recommendation, current resume, statement of personal goals, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA in film or related field; three recent letters of recommendation; current resume; statement of personal goals; writing sample; minimum GPA of 3.2 undergraduate, 3.5 graduate

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 11.76%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.88%
Asian 11.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Latin American cinema, Japanese and East Asian cinema, new media/cultural geography of media, film history, film theory and visual culture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1621 West 9th Street
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Baskett
Chair
Email: eiga@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-1384