Department of Political Science College of Arts and Sciences University of Missouri-Kansas City

Department of Political Science College of Arts and Sciences University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, MO
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
33%
67%
student ratio
3
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 1
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 10
    • Accepted 2
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 1
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0, and course work in political science, 2 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0, and MA in political science or related area, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students3
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students3
    • Part-time Percentage67%
    • Full-time Percentage33%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown33%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage70%
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSex and gender, Chinese politics, voting behavior, politics of Presidency and social security, public law
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Missouri-Kansas City

5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
United States

Dr. Mona Lyne

Chair

Phone: 816-235-1383
Fax: 816-235-5594
Email: lynem@umkc.edu

Tamera Byland

Director of Admissions

Phone: 816-235-1111
Fax: 816-235-5544
Email: admit@umkc.edu


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