How to Apply
Please visit the Graduate Studies application page for instructions.
The application fee information can be found here. The fee must be paid before the application will be considered complete, and the fee must be paid for each application submitted.
UC Davis requires academic records from each college-level institution you have attended. You will be instructed to upload scanned copies of your transcripts after you have submitted your online application. The Graduate Studies website contains details explaining how to submit transcripts.
Letters of Recommendation
Letters of Recommendation must be submitted electronically through the online application. Visit the UC Davis Graduate Studies website to learn more about submission of letters of recommendation and other steps in the application process.
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Applicants must submit the results of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for the verbal, quantitative and analytical portions of the exam. The Institution Code for both the GRE and the TOEFL is 4834. The departmental code for TOEFL is 83, and for GRE it is 4599.
Applicants must upload required curriculum vitae, resume and/or writing sample via the online application website.
The application deadline for those students seeking financial support is January 5. The Department of Communication will consider applications until April 15. However, these late applicants are not eligible for consideration for financial support for the 2016–2017 academic year.