The University of Arizona's Department of Communication was ranked No. 20 globally and No. 15 in the U.S. in the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Our department offers studies leading to B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. It has approximately 30 graduate students and 1000 undergraduate majors. The department's strong commitment to quality teaching and research has earned its faculty and graduate students numerous teaching awards and a ranking as one of the top doctoral programs in the nation. Specifically, according to the National Communication Association's rankings of communication doctoral programs, the department's interpersonal and small group program ranks 10th, the media program ranks 12th, and the health program ranks 16th.