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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Communication Arts

Madison, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Communication Arts is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Rhetoric
Master of Arts (MA) Media and cultural studies
Master of Arts (MA) Film
Master of Arts (MA) Communication science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Communication science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Film
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Media and cultural studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 5

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

177
Applied
28
Accepted
16%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline September 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

69
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 2.9%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 14.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
40,000

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Prof. J. J. Murphy
Phone: 608-262-1234