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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

School of Media and Journalism

Chapel Hill, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / School of Media and Journalism is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Juris Doctor (MA/JD)
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
Master of Arts (MA) Media and communication Visual communication
Master of Arts (MA) Media and communication Theory and research
Master of Arts (MA) Media and communication Strategic communication
Master of Arts (MA) Media and communication Journalism
Master of Arts (MA) Media and communication Interdisciplinary health communication
(Certificate) Digital communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Media and communication
Master of Arts (MA) Digital communication

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 9
Other Advanced Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

207
Applied
84
Accepted
63
Enrolled
41%

Applying

88
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 4
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

138
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.62%
Black or African American 7.25%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 13.04%
Unknown 3.62%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

55
Total faculty
Full-time - 51
Part-time - 4
Male (31)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Media processes and production; legal and regulatory issues in communication; media uses and effects; health communication; political, social, and strategic communication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,000,000

Location & Contact

Address Carroll Hall
Campus Box 3365
Chapel Hill, NC  27599
United States
Contact Susan King
Dean
Email: susanking@unc.edu
Phone: 919-962-1204
Fax: 919-962-0620

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