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University of New Mexico

Program in Communication

Albuquerque, NM

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Overview

University of New Mexico / Program in Communication is located in Albuquerque, NM, in an urban 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 9
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
30 hours of class work and 6-hour thesis or project, or 36 hours of class work and comprehensive exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
13
Accepted
12
Enrolled
50%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, letter of intent, curriculum vitae, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, writing sample, letter of intent, curriculum vitae, transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 28.85%
Black or African American 1.92%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.92%
Asian 3.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7.69%
Unknown 7.69%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health communication, intercultural communication, interpersonal/organizational communication, mass communication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
82,797

Location & Contact

Address Albuquerque, NM  87131-2039
United States
Contact Dr. Karen Foss
Chair
Email: kfoss@unm.edu
Phone: 505-277-5305
Fax: 505-277-2068

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