Selection Process

The applicant Selection Committee, consisting of the Director of Graduate Programs and graduate faculty members who rotate committee membership each year, begins reviewing applications a few days after the February 1 deadline. The Committee carefully evaluates each application packet and chooses 15-20 of the top applicants from a pool of approximately 75 candidates.

Candidate Notification
The Director of Graduate Programs will notify candidates accepted into the program in late February / early March, via email. Those who have been denied admission will be notified by The Graduate School.

Please do not contact the Department of Communication Graduate Program director or coordinator regarding your application status — we cannot share personal information about applicants or current students due to University privacy policies.