East Lansing, MI
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
38%
62%
student ratio
78
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Not Reported
fall application deadline
34%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Public Policy Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 19
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Practicum
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and presentation of dissertation
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

34% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 126
    • Accepted 43
    • Acceptance Rate 34
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Full-time Percentage90%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian55%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student33%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty31
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$419,116

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

College of Social Science
Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI 48824
United States

Dr. Richard Hula

Chairperson

Phone: 517-355-6590
Fax: 517-432-1091
Email: rhula@msu.edu

Ms. Karen Battin

Graduate Programs Assistant

Phone: 517-355-2167
Fax: 517-432-1091
Email: battink@msu.edu


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