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Auburn University

Department of Political Science

Auburn, AL

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Overview

Auburn University / Department of Political Science is located in Auburn, AL, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration/Master of Counseling Psychology (MPA/MCP)
(Graduate Certificate) Public administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public administration
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 64
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 27

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

74
Applied
50
Accepted
25
Enrolled
68%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in political science, 2.5 overall
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

146
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.42%
Black or African American 17.12%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.68%
Asian 1.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

35
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 5
Male (17)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Policy evaluation, political economy, privatization, participation, election administration
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
156,716

Location & Contact

Address 7080 Haley Center
Auburn, AL  36849
United States
Contact Dr. Paul A. Harris
Chair
Email: paul.harris@auburn.edu
Phone: 334-844-6152

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