COVID-19 Information

Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely.

The Communication Building is now open from Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. COMM's main office (211) is open from Monday-Friday 9am-3pm. You can reach the Communication Department Monday-Friday 8am-5pm by email to

Get COVID-19 updates and information for the University of Arizona community. Also, see SBS resources for continuing instruction and learning.

UArizona Communication Ranked #20 Globally, #15 in the U.S.

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. 

Excerpted from UA News story "Shanghai Rankings: UArizona Has Top Water Resources Program in the U.S." and SBS News story "UArizona Social Science Programs Excel in Recent Shanghai Rankings".

Published Date: 

07/23/2020 - 2:27am

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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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