25
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Portland State University / Department of Communication is located in Portland, OR, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) General speech communication
Master of Arts (MA) General speech communication
Master of Science (MS) General speech communication

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for students who select the thesis option and/or who receive an assistantship)
Varies
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17
Applied
8
Accepted
6
Enrolled
47%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE (for students who select the thesis option and/or who receive an assistantship)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-division course work or 2.75 overall, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, writing samples
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 8%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time (12)
Part-time (9)
Male (13)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
82,153

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 751
Portland, OR  97207-0751
United States
Contact Dr. Jeffrey Robinson
Chair
Email: jeffreyr@pdx.edu
Phone: 503-725-3599
Fax: 503-725-3599