Department of Political Science College of Arts and Sciences Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Department of Political Science College of Arts and Sciences Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg, PA
location
Public
type
Rural
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
21
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
50%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Administration Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 15
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

50% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 12
    • Accepted 6
    • Acceptance Rate 50
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 30th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 30th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE or MAT (if GPA less than 2.75), resume, and 2-3 page writing sample, 6 credits of course work in political science or public administration
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 580 paper based, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, resident hall director and student payroll positions

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students21
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students21
    • Part-time Percentage62%
    • Full-time Percentage38%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American20%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty5
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

College of Arts and Sciences
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299
United States

Dr. Niel Brasher

Program Coordinator

Phone: 717-477-1372
Fax: 717-477-4030
Email: cnbras@ship.edu

Mr. Jeremy Goshorn

Assistant Dean of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 717-477-1231
Fax: 717-477-4016
Email: jrgoshorn@ship.edu


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