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Clemson University

PhD Program in Policy Studies

Clemson, SC

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Clemson University

Overview

Clemson University / PhD Program in Policy Studies is located in Clemson, SC, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2
Applied
2
Accepted
1
Enrolled
100%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, biographical statement, statement of interest
Additional Entrance Requirements Letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, biographical statement, statement of interest

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 80
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$38,752
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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

9
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 22.22%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 3
Part-time - 2
Male (3)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public issues, public policy making, public policy analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,946

Location & Contact

Address Department of Political Science
232 Brackett Hall
Clemson, SC  29634
United States
Contact Dr. Bruce Ransom
Program Chair
Email: bii@clemson.edu
Phone: 864-656-0214

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