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Master of Science in Journalism

The School of Journalism will work on a "rolling application deadline" system.

Application deadlines for early enrollment:

  • Spring – Nov. 1
  • Fall – Feb. 1

Application deadlines for late enrollment:

  • Aug. 1 (Fall late enrollment)
  • Jan. 2 (Spring late enrollment)
  • May 15 (Summer late enrollment)


  • One official transcript of all college-level courses (from each college attended). Expected GPA: 3.0 or above. Submit to gapc@ku.edu
  • Application fee: degree-seeking, domestic: $65; degree-seeking, international: $85
  • A current resume
  • Three letters of reference from persons familiar with the applicant’s abilities. At least one reference must be an academic reference if you have been out of school less than 5 years.
  • Marketing Communications applicants must also submit three writing samples or samples of professional work that reflect your years of experience.
  • International students are required to submit TOEFL scores.
  • International students are required to submit evidence of financial support.