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Department of Political Science College of Letters and Science University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Madison, WI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 33%67%
    student ratio
  • 93
    total students
  • $10,728 | $24,054
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 27%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

27% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 202
    • Accepted 55
    • Acceptance Rate 27
    • Enrolled 21
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$10,728
    • Out-of-state tuition *$24,054
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,111.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students93
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students93
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian92%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty40
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchComparative politics, American politics, international relations, political theory, political methodology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,676,600

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

College of Letters and Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison

500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1380
United States

Mark Beissinger

Mary Jane Hill



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