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Thank you for your interest in graduate study at the Annenberg School for Communication
at the University of Pennsylvania. Founded through the generosity and vision of
publisher, diplomat and philanthropist Walter Annenberg, the Annenberg School is
devoted to furthering our understanding of the role of communication in public life
through research, education, and service. This mission is clearly evident in
the fact that we fully fund all of our students with a stipend, health insurance
and tuition waiver.
We have assembled what we consider to be the ideal components of a top doctoral
We are honored to have been ranked #1 in the nation in the areas
of Critical-Cultural Communication, Health Communication, Mass Communication, and
Political Communication by the
National Communication Association’s most recent Doctoral Reputation Study.
These broad topics cover a lot of territory, including the possibility of concentrated
coursework in areas such as children, family & media; new media technologies; global
communication; and media institutions.
We educate our students in the theories, substance, and methods of communication
research and position them to enter leading academic and professional positions.
Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and undergraduate
majors, and they share a strong interest in communication topics, conducting research,
and excelling at what they do. Please take some time to read through these pages
to learn if Annenberg is the right place for you to accomplish your professional
goals. If it is, we encourage you to apply to be part of the Annenberg community.
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