Admission

Graduate Admission

All domestic M.A. and Ph.D. applicants on the Lawrence or Edwards Campuses must submit the Graduate Record Examination. International students who apply to Lawrence must submit Test of English as a Foreign Language scores. International students who have earned a U.S. degree must submit GRE scores.

Submit your graduate application online. Send curriculum vitae or résumé, 3 letters of recommendation, and a 2- to 3-page personal statement to the department:

The University of Kansas
Department of Communication Studies
Robert C. Rowland, Graduate Director
Bailey Hall
1440 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 102
Lawrence, KS 66045-7545

Contact Info

Department of Communication Studies

Bailey Hall
1440 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 102
Lawrence, KS 66045-7545
785-864-3633
http://www2.ku.edu/~coms/
Tom Beisecker, Chair
785-864-9882
Mary C. Banwart, Leadership Studies Minor Coordinator
785-864-5681
mbanwart@ku.edu

Department of Communication Studies

Bailey Hall
1440 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 102
Lawrence, KS 66045-7545
785-864-3633
Yan Bing Zhang, Undergraduate Coordinator
785-864-9678
ybzhang@ku.edu

Department of Communication Studies

Bailey Hall
1440 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 116E
Lawrence, KS 66045-7545
785-864-3633
http://www2.ku.edu/~coms/
Robert C. Rowland, Graduate Director
785-864-9868
rrowland@ku.edu
Tracy Russo, Edwards Campus M.A. Program Director
913-897-5652, ext. 3633
trusso@ku.edu
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