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Department of Political Science College of Arts and Sciences Georgia State University

  • Atlanta, GA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 47%53%
    student ratio
  • 87
    total students
  • $8,064 | $28,800
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 53%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Master of Arts (MA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees 1, Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

53% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 121
    • Accepted 65
    • Acceptance Rate 53
    • Enrolled 23
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 550 paper-based; 80 iBT) or IELTS (minimum score 6.5)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$8,064
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,800
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,128.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students87
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students87
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Full-time Percentage67%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty36
    • Full-time Percentage97%
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPolitical behavior and attitudes , judicial politics and policymaking , comparative democratization, international governance, national and international political institutions and structures
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$253,795

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

College of Arts and Sciences
Georgia State University

33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA 30302-3083
United States

Dr. Carrie Manning

Chair

Phone: 404-413-6162
Fax: 404-413-6156
Email: cmanning2@gsu.edu

Dr. Amy Steigerwalt

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 404-413-6162
Fax: 404-413-6156
Email: asteigerwalt@gsu.edu



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