Department of Political Science Graduate School Vanderbilt University

Department of Political Science Graduate School Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
44%
56%
student ratio
39
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
12%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • 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

12% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 156
    • Accepted 20
    • Acceptance Rate 12
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • 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 Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 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 submitCSS Profile and FAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students39
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students39
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown15%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty27
    • Full-time Percentage96%
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAmerican politics, comparative politics, international politics, political theory, political culture and life
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

Graduate School
Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN 37240-1001
United States

Dr. Cindy Kam

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 615-322-4946
Fax: 615-343-6003
Email: cindy.d.kam@vanderbilt.edu

Darlene Davidson

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 615-322-6222
Fax: 615-343-6003
Email: darlene.l.davidson@vanderbilt.edu


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