Department of Political Science College of Arts and Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Political Science College of Arts and Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Buffalo, NY
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
35%
65%
student ratio
46
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
August 1
fall application deadline
75%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? No
    • 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

75% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 44
    • Accepted 33
    • Acceptance Rate 75
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.3
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, 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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students46
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students46
    • Part-time Percentage46%
    • Full-time Percentage54%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian51%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander3%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown24%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAmerican politics, public law, comparative politics, international politics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

College of Arts and Sciences
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

520 Park Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States

Dr. Harvey Palmer

Chairman

Phone: 716-645-8449
Fax: 716-645-2166
Email: hpalmer@buffalo.edu

Ms. Mary O'Brien

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 716-645-3441
Fax: 716-645-2166
Email: meobrien@buffalo.edu


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