Department of Political Science and Public Administration College of Letters and Sciences Columbus State University

Department of Political Science and Public Administration College of Letters and Sciences Columbus State University

Columbus, GA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
58%
42%
student ratio
78
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 30
fall application deadline
42%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Administration Master of Public Administration (MPA) [criminal justice]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [environmental policy]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [government administration]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [health services administration]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [political campaigning]
      Master of Public Administration (MPA) [urban policy]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 38
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 68
    • Accepted 29
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled 21
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 30th May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.75, three letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Part-time Percentage56%
    • Full-time Percentage44%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American41%
    • White / Caucasian45%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty29
    • Full-time Percentage52%
    • Part-time Percentage48%
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science and Public Administration

College of Letters and Sciences
Columbus State University

4225 University Avenue
Columbus, GA 31907-5645
United States

Dr. Frederick Gordon

Director

Phone: 706-565-7875
Email: gordon_frederick@colstate.edu

Catrina Smith-Edmond

Assistant Director for Graduate and Global Admission

Phone: 706-507-8824
Fax: 706-568-5091
Email: smithedmond_catrina@columbusstate.edu


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