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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Communication is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 1

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

78
Applied
37
Accepted
14
Enrolled
47%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th April 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 2.86%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 31.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 16
Male (18)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Technology, health communication, global communication, media
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
70,000

Location & Contact

Address 359 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Mark G. Frank
Chairman
Email: mfrank83@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-1170
Fax: 716-645-2086

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