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Department of Political Science College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences University of Houston

  • Houston, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 50%50%
    student ratio
  • 124
    total students
  • $8,592 | $16,032
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 15
    fall application deadline
  • 39%
    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 Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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

39% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 128
    • Accepted 51
    • Acceptance Rate 39
    • Enrolled 32
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$8,592
    • Out-of-state tuition *$16,032
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,889.00
    • 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 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students124
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students124
    • Part-time Percentage51%
    • Full-time Percentage49%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American12%
    • White / Caucasian72%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty26
    • Full-time Percentage73%
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Female Percentage15%
    • Male Percentage85%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAmerican politics, political theory, judicial process, public policy, comparative politics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
University of Houston

4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204
United States

Dr. Gregory Weiher

Chairperson

Phone: 713-743-3890
Fax: 713-743-3927
Email: gweiher@uh.edu

Edward Manouelian

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 713-743-3939
Email: eemanoue@central.uh.edu



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