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University of Utah

Department of Communication

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Communication is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Critical cultural studies
Master of Science (MS) Digital media
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Digital media
Master of Arts (MA) Critical cultural studies
Master of Science (MS) Rhetoric
Master of Arts (MA) Digital media
Master of Arts (MA) Rhetoric
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Critical cultural studies
Master of Arts (MA) Communicating science, health, environment and risk
Master of Science (MS) Communicating science, health, environment and risk
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Communicating science, health, environment and risk
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

99
Applied
31
Accepted
15
Enrolled
31%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th November 15th No

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.08%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.08%
Unknown 4.17%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 11
Male (21)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: CommSHER (communicating science, health, environment, and risk), critical/cultural studies, interpersonal/organizational communication, new media technologies, rhetoric
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 255 South Central Campus Drive
Room 2400
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Dr. Kent A. Ono
Chair
Email: kent.ono@utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-9128
Fax: 801-585-6255