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University of Wisconsin-Madison

School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / School of Journalism and Mass Communication is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mass communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Family and consumer journalism

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 12

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
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

200
Applied
80
Accepted
40%

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 January 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported 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 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

87
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.15%
Black or African American 1.15%
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (49%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 12
Male (18)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: International/development communication; strategic mass communication; mass communication and the individual; science, technology, and environment communication; mass communication and societal institutions
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Dr. Sharon L. Dunwoody
Phone: 608-262-1234

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