Department of Political Science Division of the Social Sciences University of Chicago

Department of Political Science Division of the Social Sciences University of Chicago

Chicago, IL
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
42%
58%
student ratio
123
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
7%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 16
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

7% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 456
    • Accepted 35
    • Acceptance Rate 7
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $90
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students123
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students123
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino11%
    • Black / African American21%
    • White / Caucasian42%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races7%
    • Unknown11%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPolitical philosophy, international political economy, strategic studies, public policy and race relations, comparative politics (China, Middle East, Soviet Union, Africa, India, Japan)
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

Division of the Social Sciences
University of Chicago

5828 South University Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

Prof. Cathy Cohen

Chair

Office of the Dean of Students

Phone: 773-702-8415
Email: admissions@ssd.uchicago.edu


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