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Department of Political Science College of Arts and Sciences The University of Alabama

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 37%63%
    student ratio
  • 57
    total students
  • $9,450 | $23,950
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 30
    fall application deadline
  • 51%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Public Administration Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

51% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 54
    • Accepted 28
    • Acceptance Rate 51
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 30th June 30th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,450
    • Out-of-state tuition *$23,950
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students57
    • Female Percentage37%
    • Male Percentage63%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students57
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Full-time Percentage68%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American12%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAmerican politics, comparative politics, international relations, public policy and administration, political theory
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$111,456

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

College of Arts and Sciences
The University of Alabama

303 Ten Hoor Building
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
United States

Dr. Richard Fording

Chair and Professor

Phone: 205-348-5981
Fax: 205-348-5298
Email: rcfording@as.ua.edu

Dr. Douglas Gibler

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 205-348-5528
Fax: 205-348-5298
Email: dmgibler@bama.ua.edu



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