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Department of Political Science College of Social and Behavioral Science University of Utah

  • Salt Lake City , UT
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 45%55%
    student ratio
  • 255
    total students
  • $5,259 | $18,569
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 67%
    acceptance rate
  • 26 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [American politics]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [comparative politics]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [international relations]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [political theory]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [public administration]
      Master of Arts (MA) [American politics]
      Master of Arts (MA) [comparative politics]
      Master of Arts (MA) [international relations]
      Master of Arts (MA) [political theory]
      Master of Arts (MA) [public administration]
      Master of Science (MS) [American politics]
      Master of Science (MS) [comparative politics]
      Master of Science (MS) [international relations]
      Master of Science (MS) [political theory]
      Master of Science (MS) [public administration]
    • Public Administration Executive Master of Public Administration (Exec MPA)
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
      Master of Health Administration/Master of Public Administration (MHA/MPA)
      Master of Public Administration/Doctor of Education (MPA/Ed D)
      Master of Public Administration/Doctor of Philosophy (MPA/PhD)
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Public Health (MPA/MPH)
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Social Work (MPA/MSW)
      Master of Public Policy/Juris Doctor (MPP/JD)
      Master of Public Policy/Master of Public Health (MPP/MPH)
    • Public Policy Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 118
    • Doctoral Degrees 0
    • 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

67% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 185
    • Accepted 124
    • Acceptance Rate 67
    • Enrolled 95
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$5,259
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,569
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$841.00
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students255
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students255
    • Part-time Percentage53%
    • Full-time Percentage47%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty35
    • Full-time Percentage74%
    • Part-time Percentage26%
    • Female Percentage23%
    • Male Percentage77%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInternational relations, comparative politics, political theory, American politics, public administration
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$27,564

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

College of Social and Behavioral Science
University of Utah

260 South Central Campus Drive, Room 252
Salt Lake City , UT 84112
United States

Dr. James Gosling

Chair

Phone: 801-585-0447
Email: pjg@poli-sci.utah.edu

Mary Ann Underwood

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 801-581-8608
Fax: 801-585-6492
Email: maryann.underwood@poli-sci.utah.edu



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