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Department of Political Science College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Wayne State University

  • Detroit, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 57%43%
    student ratio
  • 131
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 37%
    acceptance rate
  • 15 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
    • Public Administration Master of Public Administration (MPA) [aging policy and management]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [criminal justice policy and management]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [economic development policy and management]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [health and human services policy and management]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [human and fiscal resource management]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [information technology management]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [nonprofit policy and management]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [organizational behavior and management]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [public budgeting and financial management]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [public policy analysis and program evaluation]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [social welfare policy and management]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [urban and metropolitan policy and management]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 24
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

37% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 145
    • Accepted 55
    • Acceptance Rate 37
    • Enrolled 29
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, admission to Graduate School, substantial undergraduate preparation in the social sciences (recommended)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, admission to Graduate School, 3 letters of recommendation; autobiography; interview
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • 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 awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students131
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students131
    • Part-time Percentage55%
    • Full-time Percentage45%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American18%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown3%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAmerican politics and public policy, comparative politics and international relations, political theory, public administration, urban politics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Daniel Geller

Chair

Phone: 313-577-6328
Fax: 313-993-3435
Email: dgeller@wayne.edu

Ms. Patricia Robinson

Academic Services Officer

Phone: 313-577-6327
Email: triciarobinson@wayne.edu



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