How to Apply

All applicants should complete the online application for admission:

Applications are due March 28.

Graduate School online application. The graduate school strongly encourages all applicants to use the web application. If you are truly unable to use the web application, e-mail
Application fee. The application fee must be received and recorded by Graduate Admissions prior to the application deadline. We strongly recommend paying this fee electronically using the web application. Note that in order to use the web application, you must pay the fee online using a MasterCard or Visa card (both credit and debit cards are accepted) or a TeleCheck (an online "check" taken from your existing checking account).
Unofficial transcripts from each institution from which you received a degree of Bachelor or higher, uploaded within the online application.
GRE (Graduate Record Examination) taken within past five years. Official scores must be sent by the Educational Testing Service. GRE reporting codes are 4854 institution and 4502 department. If reporting codes are not offered as a choice when taking your test, select University of Washington (institution) and Communication Research (department).
Three letters of recommendation submitted via the online letters of recommendation system within the online application.
Letter of intent detailing study goals.
Resume of professional work experience.
A portfolio of your best work.


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