21
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo / Department of Political Science is located in San Luis Obispo, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Policy (MPP)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23
Applied
13
Accepted
9
Enrolled
57%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st March 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
76%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
23%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 38.1%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 9.52%
Unknown 4.76%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

4
Total faculty
Full-time (4)
Part-time (0)
Male (2)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public policy analysis, public finance, policy internship
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA  93407
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Latner
Graduate Coordinator
Email: mlatner@calpoly.edu
Phone: 805-756-6402