Portland, OR
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
35%
65%
student ratio
20
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 1
fall application deadline
69%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Master of Arts (MA) [American politics]
      Master of Arts (MA) [comparative politics]
      Master of Arts (MA) [international relations]
      Master of Arts (MA) [political theory]
    • Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Foreign Language Varies, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

69% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 13
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 69
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test , minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or 3.1 in graduate-level coursework, and 2 letters of recommendation, statement of intent
    • 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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students20
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students20
    • Part-time Percentage55%
    • Full-time Percentage45%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty18
    • Full-time Percentage56%
    • Part-time Percentage44%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCongress, presidency, political reform, international environment, hate speech
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Division of Political Science

College of Urban and Public Affairs
Portland State University

PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751
United States

Christopher Shortell

Chair

Phone: 503-725-5139
Fax: 503-725-8444
Email: shortell@pdx.edu


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