Back to Results
University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Communication

College Park, MD

Interested?

Interested in Department of Communication? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Contact School
University of Maryland, College Park

Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Communication is located in College Park, MD, 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
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

135
Applied
47
Accepted
41
Enrolled
35%

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 December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, sample of scholarly writing, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of goals and experiences
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

81
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.17%
Black or African American 6.17%
White or Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 2.47%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 5
Male (16)
Female (29)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health communication, interpersonal communication, persuasion, intercultural communication, contemporary rhetoric theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
62,616

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Elizabeth L. Toth
Chair
Email: eltoth@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-0870
Fax: 301-314-9471

×