Department of Political Science School of Social Sciences Rice University

Department of Political Science School of Social Sciences Rice University

Houston, TX
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
25%
75%
student ratio
28
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
7%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and 42 hours of coursework
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

7% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 77
    • Accepted 6
    • Acceptance Rate 7
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $70
    • Application Fee - International $70
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students28
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students28
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian39%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown or International Student32%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchComparative government in Western Europe and the former Soviet Union, international relations, Congress and public policy in American government, minority politics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$547,359

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

School of Social Sciences
Rice University

6100 Main Street PO Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892
United States

Dr. Mark Jones

Chairman

Phone: 713-348-4842 ext. 2107
Fax: 713-348-5273
Email: mpjones@rice.edu

Mrs. Elizabeth Franks

Administrative Coordinator

Phone: 713-348-4842 ext. 6308
Fax: 713-348-5273
Email: eaf1@rice.edu

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