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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Department of Communication Studies

Chapel Hill, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Department of Communication Studies is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

161
Applied
22
Accepted
12
Enrolled
14%

Applying

77
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

55
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.82%
Black or African American 72.73%
White or Caucasian 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 2
Male (17)
Female (12)

Location & Contact

Address Chapel Hill, NC  27599
United States
Contact Dr. Dennis Keith Mumby
Chair
Email: mumby@email.unc.edu
Phone: 919-843-3613

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