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U of U Department of Communication Ranks High in Shanghai Ranking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities

Congratulations to the University of Utah Department of Communication who was recognized by Shanghai Ranking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities as one of the top twenty Communication departments in the US and one of the top 28 Communication departments internationally.

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The Department of Communication is a top department in the field of communication, with an award-winning faculty, outstanding doctoral, master's, and undergraduate programs, and state-of-the-art facilities. It is highly ranked in critical theory, cultural studies, ecology, law, popular culture, race and ethnicity, and rhetoric (ComAnalytics). With five cutting-edge research areas—critical/cultural studies; environmental, science, and health communication; interpersonal communication; digital media; and rhetoric—the Department is committed to excellence across the full range of communication research and teaching, offering top-notch Ph.D., M.A., M.S., B.A., and B.S. degrees, as well as four undergraduate emphases and three post-baccalaureate certificate programs. To learn more about the Department of Communication, visit


Last Updated: 2/1/22