Mary D'Ambrosio, Rutgers School of Communication and Information professor

Graduate Deadlines

Master of Communication and Media Application Deadlines

MCM reviews all applications to the program on a rolling basis. Applications processed for fall admission should have materials completed no later than August 1st. Applications processed for spring admission should have materials completed no later than November 15th.

International applicants will need to attend to the extra time needed to apply for visas after admittance to the program. Such students should have their files completed no later than June 1st for fall and November 1st for spring.

Master of Information Application Deadlines

Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Applications must be complete to be considered for admission.

Start in September

  • US resident deadline: August 1 (To be considered for scholarships, apply by February 1)
  • International student deadline: July 1

Start in January

  • US resident deadline: December 1
  • International student deadline: November 1

Start in May (Online only)

  • US resident deadline: April 15
  • International student deadline: March 15

Ph.D. Application Deadline

Application deadline for fall 2019 enrollment is January 5, 2019.

Application deadlines for the fall term are January 5 of each year, with late applications to be considered at a May 1 deadline. Students requesting financial aid, must apply by January 5.

The Ph.D. program only admits students for a fall semester start — no students are permitted to begin the program in spring.